Liver and biliary interventional procedures

There is a wide range of liver and biliary interventional procedures, both diagnostic and therapeutic, most commonly using CT-guidance or ultrasound-guidance.  

Percutaneous transhepatic biliary interventions
Vascular Interventions
Percutaneous liver biopsy
Percutaneous collections drainage
Interventional oncologic therapeutic procedures
  • transarterial tumour embolisation: method that promotes tumour destruction through a combination of embolization of its supplier arteries, often combined with locoregional chemotherapy
    • bland embolisation
    • transarterial chemoembolisation (TACE)
    • transarterial chemoembolisation with drug-eluting beads (DEB-TACE)
    • hepatic radioembolisation
  • tumour ablations: percutaneous local tumor destruction using a device to cause a focused zone of cell death
    • thermal ablation techniques
      • radiofrequency ablation (RFA)
      • microwave ablation
      • cryoablation
    • non-thermal ablation technique-  irreversible electroporation (IRE)
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Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Hepatobiliary interventional procedures

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