Bio-chemotherapeutic strategies and the (dis) utility of hypoxic perfusion of liver, abdomen and pelvis using balloon catheter techniques.

AIMS To review the development and current status of balloon catheter mediated hypoxic perfusion of abdomen, pelvis and liver for treatment of locally advanced malignancies. Within this context we focus on the addition of tumour necrosis factor-alpha (TNF) to these minimal invasive perfusion procedures. METHODS A literature search on these topics was… CONTINUE READING