Focused Issue on Interventional Oncology

Posted On 2019-06-21 15:42:21


This focused issue on “Interventional Oncology” is edited by Dr. David C. Madoff, from Department of Radiology, Division of Interventional Radiology, New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY, USA.

Dr. David C. Madoff has a strong background in clinical care and has treated many patients with complex oncological problems. His clinical interests are wide-ranging, and have included visceral vascular, hepatobiliary and genitourinary interventions, various embolotherapy and percutaneous biopsy techniques and many specialized therapies within the realm of Interventional Oncology. In particular, Dr. Madoff is world-renowned for his work on preoperative portal vein embolization, a technique used to improve the safety of major hepatic resection.

Focused issue outline:

  1. Introduction to this focused issue
    David C. Madoff, Department of Radiology, Division of Interventional Radiology, New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
  2. Advanced imaging utilization in interventional oncology
    Bradford Wood, Center for Interventional Oncology, National Cancer Institute & Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
  3. Thermal ablation of liver tumors: what’s new in 2019
    Hyunchul Rhim, Department of Radiology and Center for Imaging Science, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
  4. Embolotherapy strategies for liver resection and transplantation preparation
    David C. Madoff, Department of Radiology, Division of Interventional Radiology, New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
  5. Embolotherapy of unresectable hepatic tumors: Eastern Perspective
    Gaojun Teng, Jiangsu Key Laboratory of Molecular and Functional Imaging, Department of Radiology, Zhongda Hospital, Medical School of Southeast University, Nanjing, China
  6. Interventional management of pancreatic cancer
    Martijn Meijerink, Department of Radiology, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  7. Percutaneous management of malignant bone tumors
    Steven Yevich, Division of Diagnostic Imaging, Department of Interventional Radiology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
  8. Renal ablation: current management strategies and controversies
    Tze Wah, Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology Department Institute of Oncology, St. James's University Hospital, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Leeds, UK
  9. Advances in percutaneous lung tumor therapy: 2019 update
    Koichiro Yamakado, Department of Radiology, Hyogo College of Medicine, Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan
  10. Interventional management of head and neck tumors
    Uei Pua, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore; Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  11. New Targets for Interventional Oncology
    Luigi Solbiati, Riccardo Muglia, Department of Radiology, Humanitas Clinical and Research Center, Rozzano, Milan, Italy