The influence of high-energy shock waves on the development of metastases.

@article{Oosterhof1996TheIO,
  title={The influence of high-energy shock waves on the development of metastases.},
  author={Gosse O. N. Oosterhof and Erik Bastiaan Cornel and Geert A. H. J. Smits and Frans M. J. Debruyne and Jack A Schalken},
  journal={Ultrasound in medicine & biology},
  year={1996},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={339-44}
}
The hypothesis that exposure of a solid tumor to high-energy shock waves (HESW) could lead to an increase of metastases was investigated in an animal model. The highly metastatic AT-6 Dunning R3327 rat prostate cancer subline was implanted in the hind limb of a Fisher-Copenhagen rat and was exposed to 6000 shock waves delivered by an experimental lithotripter, or sham-treated, as soon as the tumor had reached a volume of 175-225 mm3. The tumor-bearing leg was amputated 24 h later and the number… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.
9 Citations
0 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-9 of 9 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…