Outcomes Following Isolated Limb Infusion for Melanoma. A 14-Year Experience

  title={Outcomes Following Isolated Limb Infusion for Melanoma. A 14-Year Experience},
  author={Hidde M. Kroon and Marc Moncrieff and Peter C. A. Kam and John F Thompson},
  journal={Annals of Surgical Oncology},
Isolated limb infusion (ILI) is a minimally invasive technique for delivering regional chemotherapy in patients with advanced and metastatic melanoma confined to a limb. It is essentially a low-flow isolated limb perfusion (ILP) performed via percutaneous catheters without oxygenation. From our prospective database 185 patients with advanced metastatic melanoma of the limb treated with a single ILI between 1993 and 2007 were identified. In all patients a cytotoxic drug combination of melphalan… CONTINUE READING
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