Embolic radiotherapy

Jonathan Gonzalez 4/13/14 2nd period

Embolization of bone tumors

being first reported in 1975 by Dr. Frieda Feldman a useful treatment in the management of bone tumors. many authors have reported it to be an effective treatment with fast reduction of pain and tumor.

Purpose of embolization

the main purpose or idea of embolization is too occlude as much tumor supply as possible and avoiding normal tissues. Thus the tumor will shrink, bleeding will decrease, borders between the tumor and surrounding tissue will become more clear and resection will be easier.