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The best clinical assessment of swallowing following acute stroke, in order to decide whether to refer a patient to a speech and language therapist (SLT), is uncertain. Independently of the managing clinical team, we prospectively investigated 115 patients (51 male) with acute stroke, mean age 75...
Thirty-seven cirrhotic patients with 62 hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) foci-most Child-Pugh class B or C and/ or with large, inoperable tumours - underwent 148 sessions of transcatheter arterial chemoembolization (TACE) using lipiodol, doxorubicin and cisplatin. Treatment efficacy was assessed by...