Transcatheter arterial chemoembolization for unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma

  • Ryusaku Yamada
  • Kazushi Kishi
  • Masaki Terada
  • Tetsuo Sonomura
  • Morio Sato


Worldwide annual incidence of hepatoma is estimated to be one million cases, with a male to female ratio of 4–5:1. In China, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, and sub-Saharan Africa, the annual incidence is as high as 150 cases per million population [1, 2].


Hepatic Artery Transcatheter Arterial Embolization Gelatin Sponge Serum Glutamic Pyruvic Transaminase Hepatoma Patient 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ryusaku Yamada
    • 1
  • Kazushi Kishi
    • 1
  • Masaki Terada
    • 1
  • Tetsuo Sonomura
    • 1
  • Morio Sato
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyWakayama Medical CollegeWakayamaJapan

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