IRE: Minimally Invasive Treatment for Inoperable Tumors

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Description: Experts at the University of Maryland Medical Center are using Irreversible Electroporation, one of the newest techniques available for treating hard-to-reach soft tissue tumors. The process, known as IRE, offers another option for patients who have cancerous tumors that are close to blood vessels, ducts or nerves that may otherwise be damaged using other techniques, such as burning through radio frequency/microwave ablation, freezing through cryotherapy or traditional open surgery.
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Posted on : 07/22/11
Added : 8 years ago
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