Category Archives: Chemoembolization

TACE #4 Aftermath

I have not updated the blog for quite some time and when this happens, I usually have a good reason. The reason is however almost never good and this time was no exception. TACE #4, although initially quite painless, was … Continue reading

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TACE #3

On Thursday the 11th had an appointment with prof. Vogl (a.k.a Dr. Pain) for a third Trans Arterial Chemo Embolization (TACE) treatment. Lulled into a false sense of security by the last procedure, where the pain was almost bearable (with … Continue reading

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Chamoembolization Round 2

I had an appointment Dr. Pain (aka Prof. Vogl) for another TACE treatment in Frankfurt. The man is a true master at inflicting severe pain. In comparison, my root canal dentist, whom I previously held in high esteem on the … Continue reading

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Chemoembolization Aftermath

The week following my Chemoembolization procedure with Prof. Vogl brought some interesting developments. I have had daily, low grade fevers for over 4 months now, mostly in the 37.5 degree range and up to 38 degrees Celsius at times. Since … Continue reading

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To Hell And Back

Shortly after breakfast, I left the Hallwang clinic for Frankfurt. It was a three hour drive, and I was going for an appointment with Prof. Vogl to have my first chemoembolization. I spoke to the hallwang doctor, and patients who … Continue reading

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