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Irreversible electroporation for treating pancreatic cancer

Creator:

National Institute for Health and Social Care

Subject Keywords: Pancreatic Cancer
Topic: Chronic Conditions
Conditions
Cancer
Catalogue: Research and Evaluation
Report
Type: Report
Region: Northern Ireland
Description:

Evidence-based recommendations on irreversible electroporation for treating pancreatic cancer. This involves inserting special needles into the tumour in the pancreas. Short electrical pulses of a high voltage current are then passed through the needles. The aim is to destroy the cancer cells.  

Date:

05/05/2017

DOI:

10.14655/11971-1090803

Rights: © Public
Suggested citation:

National Institute for Health and Social Care. (2017) Irreversible electroporation for treating pancreatic cancer [Online]. Available from: http://publichealthwell.ie/node/1090803 [Accessed: 23rd September 2019].

  

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Contributor:

Northern Ireland Cancer Network (NICaN)
 
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