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Volume 14 Supplement 3

Advanced techniques for treating deep seated tumor using Electrochemotherapy (ECT) and Irreversible Electroporation (IRE)


Edited by Rafael Davalos and Damijan Miklavcic

Publication of this supplement has not been supported by sponsorship. Information about the source of funding for publication charges can be found in the individual articles. Articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editors declare that they have pending and issued patents in the area of electroporation and receive royalties. They have also received research support and may consult for companies with commercial interest in developing electroporation technology.

The 6th European Conference of the International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering (MBEC 2014). Go to conference site.

Dubrovnik, Croatia7-11 September 2014

  1. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide and is the second most common cause of cancer death in women. Electrochemotherapy (ECT) used in early-phase clinical trials for the treatment of prima...

    Authors: Agnese Denzi, Lidia Strigari, Franco Di Filippo, Claudio Botti, Simona Di Filippo, Letizia Perracchio, Mattia Ronchetti, Ruggero Cadossi and Micaela Liberti
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2015 14(Suppl 3):S1
  2. Electrochemotherapy provides highly effective local treatment for a variety of tumors. In deep-seated tumors of the head and neck, due to complex anatomy of the region or inability to cover the whole tumor wit...

    Authors: Ales Groselj, Bor Kos, Maja Cemazar, Jure Urbancic, Grega Kragelj, Masa Bosnjak, Biserka Veberic, Primoz Strojan, Damijan Miklavcic and Gregor Sersa
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2015 14(Suppl 3):S2
  3. For electroporation-based therapies, accurate modeling of the electric field distribution within the target tissue is important for predicting the treatment volume. In response to conventional, unipolar pulses...

    Authors: Suyashree P Bhonsle, Christopher B Arena, Daniel C Sweeney and Rafael V Davalos
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2015 14(Suppl 3):S3
  4. Treatments based on electroporation are a new and promising approach to treating tumors, especially non-resectable ones. The success of the treatment is, however, heavily dependent on coverage of the entire tu...

    Authors: Marija Marčan, Denis Pavliha, Bor Kos, Tadeja Forjanič and Damijan Miklavčič
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2015 14(Suppl 3):S4
  5. Electrochemotherapy (ECT) is a combined treatment in which high voltage electroporation (EP) pulses are used to facilitate the uptake of a chemotherapeutic drug into tumor cells, thus increasing antitumor effe...

    Authors: Barbara Mali, Vojka Gorjup, Ibrahim Edhemovic, Erik Brecelj, Maja Cemazar, Gregor Sersa, Branka Strazisar, Damijan Miklavcic and Tomaz Jarm
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2015 14(Suppl 3):S5
  6. Electroporation is gaining its importance in everyday clinical practice of cancer treatment. For its success it is extremely important that coverage of the target tissue, i.e. treated tumor, with electric fiel...

    Authors: Igor Serša, Matej Kranjc and Damijan Miklavčič
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2015 14(Suppl 3):S6