The Use of an Implantable Vascular Occluder in the Treatment of Nonresectable Hepatic Malignancies

  • B. Persson
  • B. Jeppsson
  • M. C. A. Puntis
  • H. Ekberg
  • K. Tranberg
  • S. Bengmark
Conference paper
Part of the Recent Results in Cancer Research book series (RECENTCANCER, volume 110)

Abstract

Since the pioneering work of Segall [1] and the introduction of hepatic artery ligation by Markowitz [2] occlusion of the hepatic artery has been used as a means to induce regression in liver tumors.

Keywords

Ischemia Adenocarcinoma Oncol Posit Thymidine 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Persson
    • 1
  • B. Jeppsson
    • 1
  • M. C. A. Puntis
    • 1
  • H. Ekberg
    • 1
  • K. Tranberg
    • 1
  • S. Bengmark
    • 1
  1. 1.Institutionen foör KirurgiLunds UniversitetLundSweden

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