The use of postprocedural imaging in the medical management of patients

Authored by: Austin C. Bourgeois , Marcelo S. Guimaraes , Yong C. Bradley , Christopher Hannegan , Alexander S. Pasciak

Handbook of Radioembolization

Print publication date:  October  2016
Online publication date:  November  2016

Print ISBN: 9781498742016
eBook ISBN: 9781315369150
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/9781315369150-14

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Abstract

14.1 Introduction

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14.1.1 Chapter overview

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14.1.2 Background

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14.2 Postprocedural imaging: findings and significance

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14.2.1 Imaging surveillance protocols

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14.2.2 Preprocedural imaging with prognostic significance

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14.2.3 Normal response to therapy

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14.2.4 Follow-up imaging assessment criteria in predicting treatment response

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14.3 Imaging of complications

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14.3.1 Hepatic toxicity

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14.3.2 Biliary effects

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14.3.3 Hepatic abscess

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14.3.4 Gastrointestinal nontarget embolization

295

14.3.5 Radiation pneumonitis and other sites of nontarget embolization

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14.4 Posttreatment 90Y imaging

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14.4.1 Evaluating nontarget embolization with posttreatment 90Y imaging

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14.4.2 Prognostication with 90Y PET/CT

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14.5 Treatment modification with 90Y PET/CT

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14.5.1 Interprocedural treatment modification

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14.5.2 Interprocedural treatment modification

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14.6 Conclusions

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References

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