regional hyperthermia

regional hyperthermia

the elevation of temperature over an extended volume of tissue.
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The published study demonstrated improved overall survival if regional hyperthermia (HT) was added to chemotherapy (etoposide, ifosfamide, and doxorubicin [EIA]) treatment, for patients who received the complete treatment.
The premier system for treating cancer with deep regional hyperthermia in Switzerland and throughout the world is the BSD-2000, developed and manufactured by BSD Medical Corp.
Wessalowski stated, "By multimodality therapy with regional hyperthermia, local tumor control rate and long-term survival can be improved in children with high-risk tumors with dismal prognoses.
The innovative feature of the therapy, according to the report delivered at the American Society of Clinical Oncology conference in Chicago (ASCO 2003), is the combination of regional hyperthermia and chemotherapy for initial treatment of high-risk, soft tissue sarcomas in the limbs.
All institutions who participated in the study, including Duke University Medical Center, used the BSD 2000 Deep Regional Hyperthermia System to administer hyperthermia.
ViaCirq recently launched its ThermoChem(TM) HT System for use by physicians in treating abdominal cancer with regional hyperthermia.
According to the guidelines, "One randomized study provided evidence that regional hyperthermia in addition to systemic chemotherapy may be associated with a local and disease-free survival advantage.
Support for colorectal hyperthermia is an important boon to the commercial efforts of BSD Medical Corporation for the BSD-2000 deep regional hyperthermia system.
NASDAQ:BSDM) announced today that its European distributor was awarded the contract to supply a BSD-2000/3D deep regional hyperthermia system, complete with the SigmaHyperplan hyperthermia treatment planning option and a BSD-500 local hyperthermia system, from Azienda Ospedaliera Istituti Ospitalieri Di Verona (the "Institute").
also located in Pittsburgh, PA, holds the exclusive worldwide marketing and manufacturing rights to the ThermoChem-HT System and related disposables for regional hyperthermia and the ThermoChem System and related disposables for whole body hyperthermia.
She continues by stating "a number of new regional hyperthermia studies document survival data that is three times higher than standard therapy alone.
also located in Pittsburgh, PA, holds exclusive worldwide marketing and manufacturing rights to the ThermoChem-HT System and related disposables for regional hyperthermia and the ThermoChem System and related disposables for whole body hyperthermia.

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