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Interventional options open palliative avenues

September 30, 2008 Diagnostic Imaging. Interventional options open palliative avenues -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The options available for treating focal liver disease are expanding. For patients with advanced disease who are seeking temporary relief rather than restoration of full health, or those who want a downstaging solution to make them eligible for surgery, interventional radiologists have plenty to offer. "There has been a paradigm shift in the treatment of the liver. In the past few years, there has been a tremendous interest in palliation," said Dr. Dushyant Sahani, an assistant professor of radiology at Harvard University and director of CT at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.

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