isolated hepatic perfusion

isolated hepatic perfusion

Oncology A procedure for administering high dose chemotherapy only to the liver
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The Phase II clinical trial, also underway at the NCI, is testing use of the Delcath System for the organ-specific delivery of the chemotherapeutic agent melphalan in patients with specific tumors in the liver, including primary liver cancer, metastatic neuroendocrine tumors, adenocarcinomas in the liver, and metastatic melanoma in the liver of patients who previously received isolated hepatic perfusion, but whose cancer has since returned.
The Phase II clinical trial, also resuming enrollment at the NCI, is testing use of the Delcath System for the organ-specific delivery of the chemotherapeutic agent melphalan in patients with specific tumors in the liver, including primary liver cancer, metastatic neuroendocrine tumors, adenocarcinomas in the liver, and metastatic melanoma in the liver of patients who previously received isolated hepatic perfusion, but whose cancer has since returned.
New Arm to Treat Relapsed Melanoma Patients Previously Shown to Respond to Isolated Hepatic Perfusion

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