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Operating Procedures of the Electrochemotherapy for Treatment of Tumor in Dogs and Cats
 

Operating Procedures of the Electrochemotherapy for Treatment of Tumor in Dogs and Cats

Article doi: 10.3791/54760
October 24th, 2016

Summary October 24th, 2016

Electrochemotherapy is the local treatment of solid tumors. The main mechanism is electroporation-mediated permeabilization of the tumor cells' membrane which enables increased internalization of cytostatics like bleomycin and cisplatin. Thus, antitumor effectiveness is potentiated at the site of the application of electric pulses to the tumors.

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