Tumors tend to grow by recruiting new blood supply and majority of large tumors tend to be very vascular .
This creates a propensity for tumors to bleed and many times these can be life threatening events .
This can be the first presentation or more commonly may occur any time during treatment or subsequently .
Using advanced catheters and guide wires , the interventional radiologists can access the bleeding vessel within the tumor ,
through a minor cut in one of the leg or hand artery , also called as angiography and plug the culprit bleeding vessel
using various agents in a procedure called as embolization.
In Vydehi hospital we regularly perform these life saving procedures and have 24 x7 coverage
for these emergencies . In addition we perform chemoembolization of tumors , where in we
precisely deliver the chemotherapeutic drugs in high concentration at the tumor site .
This procedure is especially useful in different types of liver cancers
India is the third highest country in terms of cancer deaths and this graph is increasing by the day. Established in 2007,Vydehi Cancer Centre, is consistently working 24*7 for the benefit of the patients and our endeavour is to serve them and our society to help fight this dreaded disease.