The combination therapy of high-intensity focused ultrasound with radiotherapy in locally advanced pancreatic carcinoma

@inproceedings{Li2016TheCT,
  title={The combination therapy of high-intensity focused ultrasound with radiotherapy in locally advanced pancreatic carcinoma},
  author={Yu-Jiang Li and Gui-Lin Huang and Xu-Ling Sun and Xin-Chun Zhao and Zhigang Li},
  booktitle={World journal of surgical oncology},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND The aim of the present study is to evaluate the effectiveness of the combined application of high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) and radiotherapy in the treatment of locally advanced pancreatic carcinoma (LAPC). METHODS A total number of sixteen patients with LAPC started treatment beginning with HIFU and radiotherapy 1 week after the HIFU treatment. Evaluation of the effectiveness of treatment was performed using main clinical symptoms, serum levels of CA-19-9, Response… CONTINUE READING
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