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[heh-pat-ick]having to do with the liver.

Chemotherapy for liver cancer

... Hepatic artery infusion. Because of the poor ... more effective. This technique
is known as hepatic artery infusion (HAI). The chemo ...


Embolization therapy for liver cancer

... Most normal liver cells are fed by branches of the portal vein, whereas cancer
cells in the liver are usually fed by branches of the hepatic artery. ...


Chemotherapy for gallbladder cancer

... Hepatic artery infusion: Because giving chemo into a vein is not always helpful
for gallbladder cancer, doctors have studied giving it a different way ...


Chemotherapy for bile duct cancer

... Hepatic artery infusion: Because of the poor response to regular (systemic)
chemo, doctors have tried giving the drugs directly into the hepatic artery ...


Staging of extrahepatic bile duct cancer of the perihilar bile ...

... into branches of the main blood vessels of the liver on one side (the main blood
vessels of the liver are the portal vein and the hepatic artery). ...


What is liver cancer?

... surgically. Hepatic adenoma. Hepatic adenoma is a benign tumor that
starts from hepatocytes (the main type of liver cell). ...


What is bile duct cancer?

... The ductules come together to form small ducts, which then merge into larger
ducts and eventually the left and right hepatic ducts. ...


Surgery for gastrointestinal carcinoid tumors | American ...

... Embolization. Another approach that can be useful in shrinking these
tumors is hepatic artery embolization. In this procedure ...


Chemotherapy for colorectal cancer

... Hepatic artery infusion, where chemo is given directly into the hepatic artery,
is an example of regional chemotherapy sometimes used for colon ...


Chemotherapy for liver cancer

... Hepatic artery infusion: Because standard chemo does not work very well
for liver cancer, doctors have studied putting chemo drugs right into the ...