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A new study found the long-term results of and patient satisfaction with trapezius ports in breast cancer patients is associated with high overall patient satisfaction, providing a safe and feasible alternative site to chest ports. The results were published in the Journal of Vascular and… Read More
Artificial intelligence (AI) is the future of clinical data management with the potential to aid in the intersection between complex data and clinical decision making. Given AIs ability to rapidly analyze big data, interventional radiologists (IR) can design more individualized staging systems by… Read More
Because overall survival of patients with metastatic neuroendocrine tumors (NET) is usually longer than other types of metastatic cancers, deciding which treatment can best control the disease over a long period of time without causing long-term side effects that might affect survival or quality of… Read More
Reviewing Studies
At the time of percutaneous transhepatic portal vein embolization (PVE), hyperbilirubinemia has no apparent effect on future liver remnant (FLR) hypertrophy, according to a study published in the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology. Grade 3 post-hepatectomy liver failure incidence was… Read More
In this video, Sean M. Tutton, MD, FSIR discusses the 5 P’s of MSK interventions and the importance of remembering the mnemonic device “Prior Planning Prevents Poor Performance.”
tumore cells
In an exploratory case of a patient with metastatic colorectal cancer, a hotspot panel of cancer-associated gene mutations was used to identify tumor-specific mutations. The results, which showed that liquid biopsies can reveal tumor heterogeneity and predict tumor progression, were published in… Read More
doctor practicing
Interventional oncology is a rapidly evolving field, and clinicians are constantly adapting their clinical practice and office procedures to accommodate the latest advances. In this Q&A, Constantino Peña, MD, shares some of the recent changes he has made to his practice. Dr Peña is an… Read More
Drug Development Timeline
Alda Tam, MD Dr Alda Tam presented the session Understanding the Role of Biopsy at the 2017 Clinical Interventional Oncology Symposium. In this article, Dr Tam provides the reader with a full deciphering of her presentation. Here she explains the role of biopsy in the drug development timeline… Read More