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  • Condition: Large Hepatic Hemangiomas
  • Journal: International journal of hyperthermia : the official journal of European Society for Hyperthermic Oncology, North American Hyperthermia Group
  • Treatment Used: Microwave Ablation (MWA) vs. Transcatheter Arterial Embolization (TAE)
  • Number of Patients: 135
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This study evaluated the safety and effect of microwave ablation (MWA) versus transcatheter arterial embolization (TAE) for the treatment of large hepatic hemangiomas.
  • Condition: Giant Liver Hemangioma
  • Journal: BMC surgery
  • Treatment Used: Orthotopic Liver Transplantation
  • Number of Patients: 1
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The purpose of the paper was to review a case in which a 38 year old man was treated for his giant liver hemangioma with orthotopic liver transplantation
  • Condition: Infantile Hepatic Hemangioendothelioma
  • Journal: Medicine
  • Treatment Used: Transcatheter Arterial Embolization and Propranolol
  • Number of Patients: 1
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In this case study, researchers sought to determine the best treatment for infantile hepatic hemangioendothelioma due to pulmonary artery hypertension and cardiac insufficiency.
  • Condition: Consumptive Hypothyroidism in a 1-Month-Old Boy with Diffuse Infantile Hepatic Hemangiomas
  • Journal: Journal of Korean medical science
  • Treatment Used: Higher-than-Usual Doses of Levothyroxine, Propranolol, and Prednisolone
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This case report describes a 1-month-old boy with infantile hepatic hemangiomas and consumptive hypothyroidism treated with higher-than-usual doses of levothyroxine and propranolol and prednisolone.
  • Condition: Hepatic Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma
  • Journal: Transplantation proceedings
  • Treatment Used: Liver Transplantation
  • Number of Patients: 2
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The study researched the outcomes of treatment in two patients with hepatic epithelioid hemangioendothelioma.
  • Condition: Diffused Hepatic Angiosarcoma with Kasabach-Merritt Syndrome
  • Journal: BMC gastroenterology
  • Treatment Used: Liver Transplantation
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This case report describes a male patient diagnosed with with diffused hepatic angiosarcoma with Kasabach-Merritt syndrome (bleeding disorder) treated with liver transplantation.
  • Condition: Complete Portal Vein Thrombosis (CPVT) or Portal Cavernoma (PC)
  • Journal: La Radiologia medica
  • Treatment Used: Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt (TIPS)
  • Number of Patients: 29
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This study evaluated radiation exposure in patients with complete portal vein thrombosis (clot; CPVT) or portal cavernoma (abnormal blood vessel cluster; PC) undergoing transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS).
  • Condition: Non-Hepatocellular Carcinoma Malignancy
  • Journal: Transplantation proceedings
  • Treatment Used: Liver Transplantation
  • Number of Patients: 5
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This study described liver transplantation for non-hepatocellular carcinoma malignancy.
  • Condition: Symptomatic large hepatic hemangiomas
  • Journal: International journal of hyperthermia : the official journal of European Society for Hyperthermic Oncology, North American Hyperthermia Group
  • Treatment Used: Ultrasound-guided percutaneous microwave ablation versus surgical resection
  • Number of Patients: 112
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This study aimed to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of ultrasound-guided percutaneous microwave ablation (using electromagnetic waves on a needle through the skin to damage/destroy tissue) versus surgical resection (removal) for large (5-10?cm) hepatic hemangiomas.
  • Condition: Symptomatic Hepatic Hemangioma
  • Journal: European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology
  • Treatment Used: Invasive Management
  • Number of Patients: 0
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This article summarized the current invasive management techniques for symptomatic hepatic hemangioma (benign liver tumor) to potentially facilitate clinical decision-making.
  • Condition: Giant Hepatic Hemangioma
  • Journal: Transplantation proceedings
  • Treatment Used: Liver Transplant
  • Number of Patients: 16
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This study investigated the clinical outcome of using liver transplants to treat patients with giant hepatic hemangiomas.
  • Condition: Hepatic hemangioma
  • Journal: Medicine
  • Treatment Used: Laparoscopic versus open approach
  • Number of Patients: 205
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This study compared the outcomes of patients with hepatic hemangioma undergoing laparoscopic versus open surgery.
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