Current status of isolated limb infusion with mild hyperthermia for melanoma.

@article{Thompson2008CurrentSO,
  title={Current status of isolated limb infusion with mild hyperthermia for melanoma.},
  author={John F Thompson and Peter C. A. Kam},
  journal={International journal of hyperthermia : the official journal of European Society for Hyperthermic Oncology, North American Hyperthermia Group},
  year={2008},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={
          219-25
        }
}
PURPOSE Recurrent disease confined to a limb is a frequently encountered clinical problem in patients with melanoma. Regional chemotherapy by isolated limb perfusion (ILP) provides effective treatment but is invasive, complex and costly. Isolated limb infusion (ILI) is a simple yet effective alternative to ILP. MATERIALS AND METHODS ILI involves drug administration into a limb via percutaneously inserted catheters after vascular isolation of the limb has been achieved with a tourniquet. The… CONTINUE READING
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