Two weeks after percutaneous ethanol injection therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma, performed by injecting 110 mL ethanol in a single session with general anesthesia, a 69-year-old woman with well-compensated liver cirrhosis developed an extensive thrombosis of the whole portal tree that caused severe uncorrectable ascites and progressive deterioration of her general condition, resulting in death 6 weeks after the procedure.
- Interventional procedures, complications
- Liver neoplasms, therapy
- Liver, interventional procedure
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging