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Aspects of images in magnetic resonance of liver tumors treated with transarterial selective internal radiotherapy with yttrium-90

Breno Boueri Affonso, Joaquim Maurício da Motta-Leal-Filho, Francisco de Assis Cavalcante Jr., Francisco Leonardo Galastri, Rafael Noronha Cavalcante, Priscila Mina Falsarella, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082017RC4015

ABSTRACT Transarterial selective internal radiation therapy with yttrium-90, also known as radioembolization, is a therapy based on the administration of resin or glass microspheres loaded with the radioisotope yttrium-90, via selective arterial catheterization of tumor-feeding vessels. It is classified as a type of locoregional therapy and its main goal is to treat patients with primary or secondary hepatic lesions that are unresectable and not responsive to other therapies. Since it is a new technology still restricted to very few hospitals […]