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Hyperthermia and the therapy of malignant tumors

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Published by Springer-Verlag in Berlin, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cancer -- Thermotherapy,
  • Hyperthermia, Induced,
  • Neoplasms -- therapy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statementedited by C. Streffer.
    SeriesRecent results in cancer research ;, 104
    ContributionsStreffer, Christian, 1934-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC261 .R35 vol. 104, RC271.T5 .R35 vol. 104
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 207 p. :
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2735417M
    ISBN 100387172505
    LC Control Number86029792

    EMERGENCY THERAPY FOR MALIGNANT HYPERTHERMIA ORPO 7/05/5k Produced By the Malignant Hyperthermia Association of the United States MHAUS 11 East State Street PO Box Sherburne, NY Phone () Fax Email [email protected] Website MH Hotline Outside the US: . Cancer is a group of diseases involving abnormal cell growth with the potential to invade or spread to other parts of the body. These contrast with benign tumors, which do not spread. Possible signs and symptoms include a lump, abnormal bleeding, prolonged cough, unexplained weight loss, and a change in bowel movements. While these symptoms may indicate cancer, they can also have other causes.

    Hyperthermia treatment is a non-invasive method of increasing tumor temperature to stimulate blood flow, increase oxygenation and render tumor cells more sensitive to radiation. By adding hyperthermia to radiation therapy, radiation oncologists can increase tumor control while minimizing damage to . with chemotherapy, and radiofrequency in deep tumors. Whole-body hyperthermia is mostly applied to treat meta-static tumors.1 According to different heating media, it can be divided into microwave heating therapy, infrared heating therapy, magnetic heating therapy, and photothermic ther-apy, among others.2 Although increasing studies are focus-.

      Tumor depth is a critical factor when combining radiation therapy and hyperthermia. Lesions less than 3 cm from the surface treated with radiation therapy and hyperthermia have been shown to have a significantly greater complete response rate compared to the complete response rate of lesions greater than 3 cm deep. Bone marrow protection. Malignant Hyperthermia - Characteristics • An inherited disorder of skeletal muscle triggered in most instances by inhalation agents and/or succinylcholine, resulting in hypermetabolism, skeletal muscle damage, hyperthermia, and death if untreated. • Underlying physiologic mechanism – abnormal handling of intracellular calcium levels.


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Buy Hyperthermia and the Therapy of Malignant Tumors (Recent Results in Cancer Research Book ): Read Books Reviews - ce: $ @article{osti_, title = {Hyperthermia and the therapy of malignant tumors}, author = {Streffer, C}, abstractNote = {Recent biological research with cells in vitro and experimental tumors shows that hyperthermia has an important role to play in cancer therapy.

Hyperthermia induces a number of physiological and biological changes whereby damage is higher in the tumor than in the normal.

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Front Matter. Pages I-IX. PDF. Hand. Pages The Biological Basis for Tumour Therapy by Hyperthermia and Radiation. Streffer, D. van Beuningen. Pages Physiological Effects of Hyperthermia.

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In hyperthermia therapy, tumors are exposed to slightly higher temperatures to damage and kill cancer cells, or to make cancer cells more sensitive to drugs. Polymers having LCSTs or glass transition temperatures around 38–40 °C are used for heat-sensitive drug release in the hyperthermic tumor tissues (Wu, Shen, Banerjee, & Zhou, ).

Malignant hyperthermia is diagnosed based on signs and symptoms, monitoring during and immediately after anesthesia, and lab tests to identify complications.

Susceptibility testing Testing to find out if you're at increased risk of malignant hyperthermia (susceptibility testing) may be recommended if you have risk factors. Malignant tumors require great sacrifice both on the part of the patient and their family members and friends, whose support they need most during difficult times, harsh treatments and bad news.

Complementary Cancer Therapy. Cancer treatment currently consists of conventional treatments usually administered in the hospital. Hyperthermia and the Therapy of Malignant Tumors Recent Results in Cancer Research: : Streffer, Christian: Libros en idiomas extranjerosFormat: Tapa blanda.

Hyperthermia What is hyperthermia. Hyperthermia is a treatment method in which tumors are destroyed using heat. Over years ago, doctors noticed spontaneous tumor regressions in patients who had high fever for a number of days; sometimes the patients even experienced complete remission.

This observation led researchers to the conclusion that cancer cells are more [ ]. Adding Hyperthermia as an Adjuvant Treatment Option in Pancreatic Cancer Patients: Rational and Protocols. One biological rational in favor of hyperthermia lies in the observation that malignant tumor cells may have a lower sensitivity to thermal stress than normal cells.

Further, cancerous cells in general seem to have higher ionization, thus. Significant improvement in clinical outcome has been demonstrated for tumors of the bladder, breast, cervix, head and neck, and soft tissue sarcomas. Gene therapy and hyperthermia. Heat Delivery and Thermometry in Clinical Hyperthermia.- The Biological Basis for Tumour Therapy by Hyperthermia and Radiation.- Physiological Effects of Hyperthermia.- The Combination of Hyperthermia and Radiation: Clinical Investigations.- Hyperthermia and Drugs.

Series Title: Recent results in cancer research, Responsibility: edited by. Hyperthermia is therefore a promising adjunct to radiotherapy. At the Claire Zellerbach Saroni Tumor Institute, Mount Zion Hospital and Medical Center, San Francisco, the differential thermal sensitivity of malignant cells is being studied to achieve improved tumor control in patients refractory to more conventional treatments.

Hyperthermia therapy is a type of medical treatment in which body tissue is exposed to higher temperatures in an effort to treat Lyme disease and cancer. Hyperthermia uses higher temperatures than diathermy, which is the deep heating of body tissue for relaxation or physical ques that bring local tissues to quite high temperatures, such as radio frequency ablation, are also not.

Hyperthermia is a therapy that consists of heating the lesion site to treat tumors based on the differential response of tumor tissue and normal tissue to heat. 3,4 Blood vessels in the tumor are different from those in normal tissues. The normal vascular system is a. Get this from a library.

Hyperthermia and the Therapy of Malignant Tumors. [Christian Streffer] -- Tumour therapy depends essentially on being able to destroy the clonogenic activity of tumour cells while keeping the damage to the normal tissue low. Clinical experience shows that tumour response.

Hyperthermia treatment for brain tumors (also called laser interstitial thermal therapy) is a new procedure that allows treats previously inoperable cancers by applying laser energy directly to the cancer cells.

The treatment dramatically reduces the trauma and recovery time necessary for tumor removal. The tool is an MRI-guided high-intensity laser probe that destroys cancer cells with heat. Malignant hyperthermia is a severe reaction to particular anesthetic drugs that are often used during surgery and other invasive procedures.

Specifically, this reaction occurs in response to some anesthetic gases, which are used to block the sensation of pain, either given alone or in combination with a muscle relaxant that is used to temporarily paralyze a person during a surgical procedure.

Hyperthermia, also called thermal therapy or thermotherapy, is a type of treatment during which body tissue is exposed to high temperatures of up to ºF. It is theorized to damage and kill cancer cells or to make cancer cells more sensitive to the effects of radiation and certain anticancer drugs.

Primary malignant tumors have poor blood. An external machine to deliver heat to tumors near the surface of the body. A probe to deliver heat to tumors within a body cavity, such as the throat or rectum.

A needle-like probe to sends radio wave energy directly into the tumor to kill cancer cells. This is called radiofrequency ablation (RFA). It is the most common type of local hyperthermia.Abstract. Hyperthermia for superficial tumors has been considered standard treatment sincebased on multiple reports showing synergistic therapeutic advantage in combination with radiotherapy compared to irradiation alone (Table 1).Tumor depth is a critical factor when combining radiation therapy and hyperthermia.

Lesions less than 3 cm from the surface treated with radiation therapy and hyperthermia have been shown to have a significantly greater complete response rate compared to the complete response rate of lesions greater than 3 cm deep. 6.