Table 1.

Study group design and time points of animal sacrifice

Time of sacrificeGroups 1-6 (each n = 7)
TACE (n = 4)IA + bland beads (n = 4)
IA (n = 5)Control (n = 2)
1 hXX
12 hXX
24 hXX
3 dXXXX
7 dXXXX
14 dXX
  • Abbreviations: IA, intra-arterial doxorubicin; TACE, transcatheter arterial chemoembolization; IA+ bland beads, intra-arterial doxorubicin and bland beads (microspheres).