Arterial Chemotherapy Infusion & Chemoembolization of Liver Center

Arterial chemotherapy infusion of the liver and chemoembolization of the liver (TACE) are used in the treatment of liver cancer. Chemotherapy is directly injected into the hepatic artery so that a higher concentration of chemotherapy agents reach the tumors without subjecting the patient to the toxicity of the chemotherapy. Intra-arterial chemotherapy can cause the following side effects:

  • inflammation of the gallbladder(cholecystitis),
  • intestinal and stomach ulcers, and
  • inflammation of the pancreas(pancreatitis).
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