Intracranial Nonthermal Irreversible Electroporation: In Vivo Analysis

@article{Garcia2010IntracranialNI,
  title={Intracranial Nonthermal Irreversible Electroporation: In Vivo Analysis},
  author={Paulo A. Garcia and John H Rossmeisl and Robert E. Neal and Thomas L. Ellis and John D. Olson and Natalia Henao-Guerrero and John L. Robertson and Rafael V. Davalos},
  journal={The Journal of Membrane Biology},
  year={2010},
  volume={236},
  pages={127-136}
}
Nonthermal irreversible electroporation (NTIRE) is a new minimally invasive technique to treat cancer. It is unique because of its nonthermal mechanism of tumor ablation. Intracranial NTIRE procedures involve placing electrodes into the targeted area of the brain and delivering a series of short but intense electric pulses. The electric pulses induce irreversible structural changes in cell membranes, leading to cell death. We correlated NTIRE lesion volumes in normal brain tissue with electric… Expand
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