Treatment of unresectable hepatocellular adenoma in dogs with transarterial iodized oil and chemotherapy with and without an embolic agent: a report of two cases.
TA Cave, V Johnson, T Beths, R Edwards, DJ Argyle
Vet Comp Oncol | Published : 2003
Transarterial iodized oil with chemotherapy was evaluated in two dogs with large, surgically unresectable hepatocellular adenoma. A single cycle of therapy was used in each dog. Chemoembolic mixtures varied: doxorubicin emulsified with iodized oil radiographic contrast (case 1), doxorubicin and mitomycin C emulsified with iodized oil radiographic contrast (case 2). In addition, dog 2 underwent arterial embolization with polyvinyl alcohol granules. Response was assessed by computed tomography at 1 and 3 months after treatment. Superselective catheterization of the hepatic arterial branch supplying the tumour was not achieved in either case. In the immediate post-operative period, both dogs de..View full abstract