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CT-guided irreversible electroporation safe in unresectable pancreatic carcinoma

Leesburg, VA, May 6, 2014A small group of patients with locally advanced unresectable pancreatic carcinoma suffered no major ill effectspancreatitis or fistula formationafter undergoing percutaneous CT-guided irreversible electroporation (IRE)a nonthermal ablation technology that is safe near vascular and ductal structuresas a therapy.

"Our findings exceeded our expectations," said Maria Paola Belfiore, a researcher at the Institute of Radiology, Second University of Naples. "In fact, three patients were downstaged, and so had a greater life expectancy. This is a great new promise for inoperable pancreatic tumors."

The ablation procedure was successful in 100 percent of the patients. These early results represent a good alternative to intraoperative IRE ablation, and offer a safe and feasible primary local treatment for locally advanced pancreatic cancer.


Contact: Lissa D. Hurwitz
American Roentgen Ray Society

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