Rita Golfieri et al. CVIR(2021)
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Effectiveness of the initial TACE procedure is reduced in challenging HCC tumours, and these tumours frequently require retreatment.
The aim of this retrospective multicentric study was to compare the tumour response rates of Balloon-occluded Transarterial Chemoembolisation (B-TACE) to non-B-TACE using propensity score matching (PSM) in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma and to investigate the clinical benefit, such as lower rates of TACE re-intervention achieved using B-TACE.
Golfieri et al registry demonstrated:
Rita Golfieri et al concluded that B-TACE with Occlusafe™ is safe and effective, achieving higher CR rates for treating HCCs when compared to non-B-TACE. Patients undergoing B-TACE have a significantly lower retreatment rate within the first 6 months, but higher PES rates. A higher CR rate allows for better tumour control and possible prolonged survival.
The main findings of Rita Golfieri et al are that:
Access to full publication: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00270-021-02805-5
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This literature summary is not a systemic review. It is only an example of Occlusafe™ Temporary Occlusion Balloon Catheter related literatures.
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