The Role of Irreversible Electroporation and Other Ablative Techniques in Patients with Borderline Resectable Pancreatic Cancer

Jan 29, 2017 by in GASTROENTEROLOGY Comments Off on The Role of Irreversible Electroporation and Other Ablative Techniques in Patients with Borderline Resectable Pancreatic Cancer

Author Premalignant lesion n Treatment Median area of ablation, mm (range) Outcome Complications Gan, et al. Cystic tumors of the pancreas 25 EUS-guided ethanol lavage 19.4 (6–30) Complete resolution in…

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Role of Radiation Therapy

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  AHPBA/SSAT/SSO MD Anderson NCCN 2012a Intergroup trial SMV-PV Abutmentb, encasementc, or occlusion Occlusion Abutment with impingement or narrowing Interface between tumor and vessel measuring 180° or greater of the…

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Assessment of Response to Preoperative Therapy

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Response criteria Groups Definition Advantages Disadvantages References Radiologic RECIST Complete response Disappearance – Objective, well-evaluated response measure in solid tumors – Not well established in BRCP and LAPC [12] Partial…

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Role of Systemic Therapy

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Reference BRPC cases Regiment Number resected (%) R0 resection (%) OS, all pts (mo) OS, resected pts (mo) Turrini [85] 49 5-FU/Cis + XRT 9 b b b Chun [24] 74 5-FU/Gem + XRT…

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Overview of Multimodality Therapy

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Setting Study Regimen Goal Opened Borderline resectable ALLIANCE A021101 mFFX—no 5FU bolus—4 cycles, then RT/cape; gemcit postop Accrual rate, toxicity, CR/PR, completion of all therapy, R0/R1 March 2013 Pilot study…

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