tumor debulking

tumor debulking

Surgical oncology The excision of as much of a CA as possible during a first procedure. See Second-look operation.
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2] doxorubicin equivalents), histopathological assessment of tissue following a subsequent tumor debulking procedure showed no evidence of recurrent glioblastoma throughout the entire surgical specimen.
We know that 70-75% of glioblastoma patients undergo surgery for tumor debulking and we have previously shown that MSCs encapsulated in biocompatible gels can be used as therapeutic agents in a mouse model that mimics this debulking.
4) However, tumor debulking of a JNA can still be hindered by frequent and copious bleeding, and thus this procedure has traditionally required more operative time and the need for additional surgical instruments.
Surgical therapy for pituitary tuberculoma is indicated when tissue diagnosis or tumor debulking is essential (5).
The standard of care for patients with stage III or IV primary ovarian cancer is tumor debulking surgery followed by a combination of a platinum and a taxane, most usually paclitaxel/carboplatin therapy, which has been shown to produce an objective response rate of 80 percent or more based on CA125," stated Thomas Herzog, M.
Tumor debulking before intraperitoneal chemotherapy is essential for the effectiveness of treatment because the penetration depth of the drugs is limited to < 5 mm (Avethach and Sugarbaker 1996).
Transsphenoidal surgery provided effective tumor debulking as documented by at least partial decreases in disease activity and serum IGF-1 concentrations.
The patient consequently underwent multiple surgical interventions, including posterior laminectomy, further tumor debulking, and metal stabilizers and harvested bone grafts to augment cervical stability.
Polymer compounds have been developed that can be placed directly into the surgical bed after tumor debulking.
A novel strategy of complete tumor debulking with intraoperative hyperthermia with chemotherapy has been proposed to provide prolonged survival.
A CT scan confirmed tumor recurrence and radical tumor debulking was performed.
All of the patients treated have not had the added advantage of tumor debulking (surgery) and all of the patients continue to be followed for outcomes.