Electrical conductivity changes during irreversible electroporation treatment of brain cancer

@article{Garcia2011ElectricalCC,
  title={Electrical conductivity changes during irreversible electroporation treatment of brain cancer},
  author={Paulo A. Garcia and John H. Rossmeisl and Rafael V. Davalos},
  journal={2011 Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society},
  year={2011},
  pages={739-742}
}
  • P. A. Garcia, J. Rossmeisl, R. Davalos
  • Published 1 December 2011
  • Materials Science, Computer Science, Medicine
  • 2011 Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society
Irreversible electroporation (IRE) is a new minimally invasive technique to kill tumors and other undesirable tissue in a non-thermal manner. During an IRE treatment, a series of short and intense electric pulses are delivered to the region of interest to destabilize the cell membranes in the tissue and achieve spontaneous cell death. The alteration of the cellular membrane results in a dramatic increase in electrical conductivity during IRE as in other electroporation-based-therapies. In this… Expand
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