Hepatocellular carcinoma extending into the portal vein: restoration of extended-term patency by placement of uncovered Wallstents

Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology
M NakataR Yamada

Abstract

A 74-year-old man presented with hepatocellular carcinoma extending into the main portal vein. Two bare Wallstents were placed to maintain portal vein patency. The main portal vein remained patent for 6 months after treatment. No serious complications were observed during or after treatment.

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Jan 3, 2013·Journal of Surgical Oncology·Eric VibertDenis Castaing
Apr 24, 2013·American Journal of Clinical Oncology·Dimitri AldenRobert J Rosen

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