Transarterial Embolization and Chemoembolization for Dogs and Cats

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Transarterial embolization (TAE) is also called bland arterial embolization. It refers to the catheter delivery of an embolic agent to a specific artery or arteries. TAE is often used in the field of oncology to destroy the vascular system that supplies a tumor. Transarterial chemoembolization (TACE) is the delivery of chemotherapeutic agents to the tumor bed in addition to embolization.

A benefit of TAE and TACE is that they are minimally invasive procedures that do not require open surgery. TAE and TACE are often used to treat abdominal tumors such as liver cancer.

How to Schedule Transarterial Embolization Procedures with VCTN

Pet Owners

Please contact us (preferably via email at [email protected] or by phone at 410-614-0105) to inquire about scheduling a TAE procedure for your pet. Please have your veterinarian(s) email us a copy of your pet’s medical record including any imaging studies, blood work and tissue biopsy results.


Please email [email protected] a copy of the patient’s medical record, lab work and any radiographs.

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