Clinical management and current research in isolated limb perfusion for sarcoma and melanoma.

@article{Hohenberger1998ClinicalMA,
  title={Clinical management and current research in isolated limb perfusion for sarcoma and melanoma.},
  author={Peter Hohenberger and Christoph Kettelhack},
  journal={Oncology},
  year={1998},
  volume={55 2},
  pages={89-102}
}
Currently, isolated limb perfusion (ILP) attracts major interest in the treatment of soft tissue sarcoma and melanoma confined to the limb. The procedure combines innovative approaches such as hyperthermia, the use of cytokines, as well as the administration of high-dose chemotherapy. Although used since more than 40 years, the basic knowledge on the mode of action of ILP is still limited. Besides regional toxicity, systemic effects following the application of rhTNF in the perfusion circuit… CONTINUE READING

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