Cryotherapy for Cutaneous Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS) Associated with Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS): A Phase II Trial

@article{Tappero1991CryotherapyFC,
  title={Cryotherapy for Cutaneous Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS) Associated with Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS): A Phase II Trial},
  author={Jordan Tappero and Timothy G. Berger and Lawrence D Kaplan and Paul A. Volberding and James O. Kahn},
  journal={JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes},
  year={1991},
  volume={4},
  pages={839–846}
}
Summary:To assess the response and toxicity of liquid nitrogen cryotherapy for cutaneous lesions of Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) associated with AIDS, we evaluated 20 subjects with biopsy-proven KS in a phase II clinical trial. Subjects had two to four cutaneous KS indicator lesions treated with liquid nitrogen cyrotherapy. Treatment was repeated at 3 week intervals, allowing adequate healing time. On average, subjects received three treatments per lesion with a mean follow-up time of 11 weeks (range… 

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