What is TARE?
Transarterial radioembolization (TARE) or selective internal radiotherapy (SIRT) is a relatively new form of local therapy available for different types of liver cancer. In this procedure small particles ( microspheres) containing radioactive material ( called 90-yttrium) are injected into the liver blood vessel ( hepatic artery) through a small catheter inserted through the patient’s groin under local anaesthesia.
Indications for TARE ( In whom it is useful) ?
TARE procedure is done for patients of locally advanced liver cancer who are otherwise not suitable candidates for liver resection or liver transplantation. Following liver tumors can be treated by TARE
Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC) – Stage B And Stage C. Specific Case Scenarios – HCC With Portal Vein Thrombosis, Large Inoperable HCC, HCC With Border Line Liver Function, Multicentric HCC. In All These Cases It Can Be Done In Isolation Or As A Bridge To Transplant
Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma (ICC)
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Colorectal Liver Metastasis