Liver and biliary interventional procedures

There is a wide range of liver and biliary interventional procedures, both diagnostic and therapeutic, most commonly using CT-guidance or ultrasound-guidance.  

Vascular Interventions:
Percutaneous interventions: 
Interventional oncologic therapeutic procedures:
  • transarterial tumor embolization: a method that promotes tumor destruction through a combination of embolization of its supplier arteries, often combined with locoregional chemotherapy
    • bland embolization
    • transarterial chemoembolisation (TACE)
    • transarterial chemoembolisation with drug-eluting beads (DEB-TACE)
    • hepatic radioembolization (also known as selective internal radiation therapy - SIRT)
  • tumor ablations: percutaneous local tumor destruction using a device to cause a focused zone of cell death
Interventional procedures
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rID: 21984
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Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Hepatobiliary interventional procedures

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