Prostate patients, according to data announced by the Diagnostic Center for Disease, Florida, USA, said that there could be a 95% cure rate when biopsy is used in conjunction with 3 telsa magnetic resonance imaging spectroscopy.
According to Surefire Medical and a study published in CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology, the Surefire infusion system can prevent embolics, such as those used for treating liver cancer, entering distal non-target vessels.
According to results of a study published in the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, a transcatheter arterial chemoembolization (TACE) procedure using an emulsion of lipidol, an anthracycline agent and gelatin sponge particles, in Asia, was favourable for patient outcomes compared with Western TACE.
In a study published in the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Siddharth A Padia and colleagues compared 100–300µm and 300–500µm drug-eluting beads for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma patients.
A study, jointly led by Robert L Zondervan and Susanna Lee, has said that young adults who undergo computed tomography (CT) are more at risk from underlying medical conditions rather than radiation-induced cancer from CT.
In a presentation at ISET, data from a study using Y-90 radioactive beads for the treatment of liver-dominant metastases from colorectal cancer showed that patients may live longer than with chemotherapy alone.
Accuray Incorporated has announced that Medanta – The Medicity Cancer Institute, and the Roentgen-BLK Super Speciality Hospital both recently acquired and started treating patients with the CyberKnife VSI System, marking it the first-in-country CyberKnife VSI System in India.
According to a company release, the Surefire Angiographic Catheters are designed to provide interventional radiologists with greater flexibility and a high level of trackability when performing infusion procedures.
Is one device more effective than the other, with respect to radioembolization for hepatocellular carcinoma with or without portal vein thrombosis, metastatic colorectal cancer and neuroendocrine tumours? Examining the medical literature, the answer is “no”, Robert Lewandowski, Chicago, USA, said.
Unintended non-target delivery of embolic agents into any of the various hepaticoentric arteries that course from an intrahepatic artery to implant into an extra hepatic organ such as the stomach or ...