TACE is a minimally invasive, non-surgical procedure used to treat malignant lesions in the Liver (Liver cancer) that cannot be treated with surgery. The procedure is done with a catheter to deliver both Chemotherapy Medication and embolization materials into the blood vessels that leads to tumor.
It works by blocking the blood supply to tumor. Once blood supply is blocked (Embolized) the Chemotherapy works better on the tumor.
TACE can be helpful for:
Advantages of TACE:
This treatment option is currently performed by few doctors only. We are proud to announce that we have Dr. M C Uthappa – Director, Interventional Radiology and Interventional Oncology, with us. Dr. Uthappa has an experience of over 13500 major interventional radiology cases. He is an expert in all types of interventional radiology procedures for Liver Cancer and these includes TARE, Percutaneous Ethanol Injection(PEI), RFA, TACE, DC bead Embolisation, Portal vein Embolisation and Radio Embolisation (SIRT) .
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