Hepatocellular carcinoma post transarterial chemoembolisation

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam


Known case of HBV cirrhosis with HCC.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Male

CT scan of the abdomen post trans-arterial chemoembolization (TACE) show the typical expected result in treated lesions, which appear hyperdense. Unfortunately the pre-TACE CT were not available for comparison.

The liver is cirrhotic and small volume of ascites is visible. 

Case Discussion

TACE is a common treatment for hepatocellular carcinoma. For some types, it is considered first line treatment. 

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Case information

rID: 9940
Published: 1st Jun 2010
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
Tag: liver, hcc
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