Endovascular Treatment (15)

High local effects can be expected for tumors exposed to the skin. Treatment is performed for the purpose of tumor reduction, exudate reduction, and hemostasis. However, emergency hemostasis for massive arterial bleeding is performed only when requested by a doctor.

Cancerous ascites has many metastases on the surface of the peritoneum, which causes ascites. As endovascular treatment cannot treat all peritoneal metastases, we cannot expect ascites to decrease.

Endovascular treatment for bone metastases is aimed at relieving pain and neurological symptoms associated with increased bone metastases. Because it is a highly effective treatment, pain relief can be obtained immediately after treatment.nnIt can be treated in the case of recurrence after radiation therapy and can be repeated. However, cervical and upper thoracic vertebrae may not be treated because of the risk of cerebral or spinal infarction.

Endovascular treatment for lung cancer and lung metastases is a treatment aimed at relieving respiratory sympEndovascular treatment for lung cancer and lung metastases is a treatment aimed at relieving respiratory symptoms associated with cancer.nnIf there is pleural dissemination, pleural effusion may be a cause of dyspnea, so if a large amount of pleural effusion accumulates, endovascular treatment may be difficult. If treatment can be expected to improve respiratory symptoms, endovascular treatment is performed.toms associated with cancer.

Even if you are old, if there is no problem with your general condition and physical condition, you are treated. However, sufficient treatment may not be possible if arteriosclerotic changes associated with aging are strong.

If you are undergoing chemotherapy, you will need to temporarily discontinue anticancer drugs during the endovascular treatment period, so you will need to consult your doctor about the schedule of future anticancer drugs.

In our hospital, lipiodol is not used for embolization, and a spherical embolic material is used. In embolization with a spherical embolic material, postoperative pain and liver dysfunction are known to be lighter than conventional treatment with lipiodol, and the treatment effect is comparable.

As a general rule, you will need to provide a letter of introduction from your doctor to refer to your previous treatment. We also borrow recent image data. These materials will be sent in time for the consultation after an outpatient appointment.

Liver cancer. Can it be embolized?nFor endovascular treatment of liver cancer, the number and size of liver cancer has nothing to do with treatment indication.nnTreatment conditions are determined based on the following as conditions for treatment.nn1. Liver function is sufficiently maintained (Child classification A to B)nn2. No jaundice symptomsnn3. No cancer invasion into the portal trunk

As a general rule, you will be hospitalized the day before treatment.nnThe standard hospital stay is 3 days and 4 days.