Application of Hyperthermia in the Treatment of Cancer

Application of Hyperthermia in the Treatment of Cancer

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ISBN-13: 9783642832628
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 12/08/2012
Series: Recent Results in Cancer Research , #107
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1988
Pages: 278
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.53(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Biological, Biophysical and Technical Concepts of Hyperthermia.- The Concept of Thermal Dose.- Aspects of Metabolic Change After Hyperthermia.- Hyaluronic Acid Degradation Mediated by Thiols and Effects of Hyperthermic Conditions.- Glutathione Level in Melanoma Cells and Tissue.- Changes of Plasma Acetate Levels in Whole-Body Hyperthermia.- Physiological Effects of Hyperthermia.- Hyperthermia-Induced Changes in Tumor Microcirculation.- Changes in Tumor Vasculature Under Fractionated Radiation -Hyperthermia Treatment.- Pathophysiology of Tumors in Hyperthermia.- Technical Aspects of Hyperthermia.- Advanced Technique in Localized Current Field Hyperthermia.- A 500-kHz Localized Current Field Hyperthermia System for Use with Ophthalmic Plaque Radiotherapy.- Simulation of Interstitial Microwave Hyperthermia Using the Finite Element Method.- Hyperthermia and Radiation:Biological and Clinical Studies.- Some Basic Effects in Cellular Thermobiology.- Growth, Cell Proliferation and Morphological Alterations of a Mouse Mammary Carcinoma After Exposure to X-Rays and Hyperthermia.- Analysis of Results in Neck Node Metastases from Tumors of the Head and Neck.- Two Versus Six Hyperthermia Treatments in Combination with Radical Irradiation for Fixed Metastatic Neck Nodes: Progress Report.- First Results After Hyperthermia Treatment with the BSD System in Essen.- Interstitial Radiotherapy Combined with Interstitial Hyperthermia in the Management of Recurrent Tumors.- Localized, Non-Invasive Deep Microwave Hyperthermia for the Treatment of Prostatic Tumors: The First 5 Years.- External Microwave Hyperthermia Combined with Radiation Therapy for Extensive Superficial Chest Wall Recurrences.- Microwave-Induced Hyperthermia and Radiotherapy in Human Superficial Tumors: Clinical Results with a Comparative Study of Combined Treatment Versus Radiotherapy Alone.- Hyperthermia and Chemotherapy: Biological and Clinical Studies.- Interaction of Hyperthermia and Chemotherapy.- Thermostability of Cytostatic Drugs in Vitro and Thermosensitivity of Cultured Human Lymphoblasts Against Cytostatic Drugs.- A Rapid in Vitro Assay for PredictingThermochemosensitivity of Human Cancer:Comparison with Clonogenic Assay.- The Cytotoxic and Bleomycin-Sensitizing Effect of Hyperthermia on Different Cell Lines.- Pilot Studies of Microwave-Induced Brain Hyperthermia and Systemic BCNU in a Rat Glioblastoma Model.- Pharmacokinetics of Methotrexate During Regional Hyperthermia in a Pig Model.- Summary of Recent Clinical Experience in Whole-Body Hyperthermia Combined with Chemotherapy.- Coagulation and Fibrinogenolysis During Whole-Body Hyperthermia.- Treatment of Superficial Neoplastic Lesions Using Hyperthermia, Radiotherapy, and Chemotherapy.- Clinical Experience in the Combination of Hyperthermia with Chemotherapy or Radiotherapy.- Combined Treatment of Advanced Bladder Carcinoma.- Experience with an Annular Phased Array Hyperthermia System in the Treatment of Advanced Recurrences of the Pelvis.- Regional Hyperthermia Combined with Systemic Chemotherapy in Advanced Abdominal and Pelvic Tumors: First Results of a Pilot Study Employing an Annular Phased Array Applicator.- Deep Microwave Hyperthermia for Metastatic Tumors of the Liver.- Future Trends in Heating Technology of Deep-Seated Tumors.- Percutaneous Placement of Catheters for Temperature Measurement During Hyperthermia.- CT-Guided Placement of Temperature Probes in Pulmonary Cancer.

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