Microwave ablation followed by immediate biopsy in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer.

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Summary of "Microwave ablation followed by immediate biopsy in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer."

To evaluate the efficacy and safety of microwave ablation (MWA) followed by immediate biopsy in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and to clarify whether pathology changes can predict treatment responses and patient survival.


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Name: International journal of hyperthermia : the official journal of European Society for Hyperthermic Oncology, North American Hyperthermia Group
ISSN: 1464-5157
Pages: 1-7


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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Removal of tissue by vaporization, abrasion, or destruction. Methods used include heating tissue by hot liquids or microwave thermal heating, freezing (CRYOABLATION), chemical ablation, and photoablation with LASERS.

Conducting a biopsy procedure with the aid of a MEDICAL IMAGING modality.

Removal and pathologic examination of specimens in the form of small pieces of tissue from the living body.

A heterogeneous aggregate of at least three distinct histological types of lung cancer, including SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA; ADENOCARCINOMA; and LARGE CELL CARCINOMA. They are dealt with collectively because of their shared treatment strategy.

A form of highly malignant lung cancer that is composed of small ovoid cells (SMALL CELL CARCINOMA).

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