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Future for radioembolisation in patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma
Date:4/24/2009

ncy period from hepatic damage to HCC development is very long, it may be many years until the incidence of HCC decreases as a result of these interventions. Previous therapeutic options have been limited to transplant or selective locoregional treatment but this exciting advance means new hope for HCC sufferers in the form of a novel treatment."

From November 2006 to August 2008, researchers in this study assessed 71 patients with advanced unresectable HCC portal vein thrombosis for inclusion in this prospective study. Y-90 microsphere radiotherapy was performed in a lobar fashion via the right or left hepatic artery. In bilobar disease, right and left liver lobes were treated with 4-6 weeks intervals in between. The mean radiation dose was 115 (23) Gy per treatment. Response rate was assessed according to (WHO, RECIST and EASL) criteria with sequential computed tomography scans till the last clinical visit or death. The safety of this technique was evaluated according to CTC toxicity criteria.

51/71 patients had a follow-up of at least six months. 52/71 patients had liver cirrhosis. 7.30% of the patients had portal vein thrombosis before therapy. Partial response rate was detected in 52%. With consideration of necrosis (EASL criteria) partial response was 80%. During the limited follow up, 2/70 patients died within the first month after therapy. 11/70 patients died within at least 6 months after therapy. Time to progression (TTP) was 6 months. One year survival rate was 72%. TTP and overall survival seem comparable to systemic therapy. The main adverse events were a transient fatigue-syndrome and lymphopenia. Five patients developed bilirubin elevation after therapy.


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