What is Transarterial chemoembolization?

Category: Procedures

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Generic name: Chemoembolization

Transarterial chemoembolization (or hepatic artery chemoembolization) is a procedure in which the blood supply to the tumor is blocked surgically or mechanically and anticancer drugs are administered directly into the tumor.

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Side effects as an overall problem
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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Transarterial chemoembolization

Side effect Patients
Nausea and vomiting 1
Pain 1
Adherence
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Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
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Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
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$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
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