(ECT) (ĕ-lek'trō-kē'mō-thār'ă-pē)
Anticancer therapy used in treatment of basal cell carcinoma of the skin; combination of bleomycin sulfate and chemotherapeutic agent injected directly into tumor followed by electrical impulses to the lesion through an electrode. This alternative therapy to surgical excision has demonstrated 98% effectiveness.
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Electrochemotherapy has emerged in recent years as a new treatment for certain cancers in dogs, including squamous cell carcinoma.
Electrochemotherapy has emerged in recent years as a new treatment option for certain cancers in cats, including squamous cell carcinoma.
In the service provision of an electromedical device for electrochemotherapy which allows the local treatment of cutaneous and subcutaneous tumors of different histological nature and multiple metastases by introducing chemotherapeutic drugs whose effectiveness is determined electroporation of cell membranes.
My veterinary hospital offers the latest diagnostics and treatment equipment from MRIs to CT scans to ultrasounds to lasers to electrochemotherapy.
Local control and distant metastasis after electrochemotherapy of a canine aural melanoma.
Electrochemotherapy is administered under general anaesthetic in an operating theatre and takes around 30 minutes.
It is the key principle behind the developing practice of electrochemotherapy.
About y Electrochemotherapy 1st International Users' Meeting e (Bologna, November 19-20, 2010) First international meeting dedicated to the electrotransfer technology and organized by IGEA, a company which develops devices and technologies in the field of clinical biophysics.
Supply of specialized material with use of the equipment for a fee model Cliniporator EPS02 electrochemotherapy for plastic surgery for cancer.