Transcatheter arterial chemoembolisation
Transcatheter arterial chemoembolisation (TACE) is a chemotherapy technique that directs a chemical with tumour necrotising properties by direct placement (radiologically) of a catheter into the tumour's arterial blood supply. It may be used in treating hepatic metastatic or other malignancy.
- Fairly predictable systemic response to infarction of the tissue targetted
- Vascular damage
- Necrotic infected abscess
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