Recent research addresses RFA for lung cancer

May 10, 2005

Lung cancer is one of the newer applications for RFA. Research papers from the peer-reviewed literature listed here often represent initial series or experiences observed by the authors. Included is one paper on patient selection and a report on a survey of international studies of the topic. Thirteen papers span the period from 2003 to 2005.

Lung cancer is one of the newer applications for RFA. Research papers from the peer-reviewed literature listed here often represent initial series or experiences observed by the authors. Included is one paper on patient selection and a report on a survey of international studies of the topic. Thirteen papers span the period from 2003 to 2005.

Author

Institution

Department

Title

Reference

El-Sherif A, Luketich JD, Landreneau RJ, Fernando HC

U Pittsburgh

Surgery

New therapeutic approaches for early stage non-small cell lung cancer

Surg Oncol 2005 Jul;14(1):27-32

Fernando HC, Hoyos AD, Lanreneau RJ, Gilbert S, Gooding WE, Nuenaventura

PO, Christie NA, Belani C, Luketich JD

U Pittsburgh

Surgery

Radiofrequency ablation for the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer

in marginal surgical candidates

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2005 Mar;129(3):639-644

Fernando HC, Hoyos AD,  Litle V, Belani C, Luketich JD

Boston Medical Ctr

Surgery

Radiofrequency ablation: identification of the ideal patient

Clin Lung Cancer 2004 Nov;6(3):149-153

Gadaleta C, Catino A, Ranieri G, Armenise F, Colucci G, Lorusso V,

Cramarossa A, Fiorentini G, Mattioli V

IRCCS Oncologico Bari

Interventional Radiology

Radiofrequency thermal ablation of 69 lung neoplasms

J Chemother 2004 Nov;16(suppl 5):86-89

 Jin GY, Lee, JM, Han YM, Lim YS

Chonbuk Natl U

Radiology

Primary and secondary lung malignancies treated with percutaneous

radiofrequency ablation: evaluation with follow-up CT

AJR 2004 Oct; 183(4):1013-1020

Joos L, Tamm M, Chhajed PN

U Basel

 

Radiofrequency tumor ablation for lung tumors: is there a role for

neoadjuvant and/or adjuvant chemotherapy?

J Chemother 2004 Dec;16(6):561-569

Le QT, Petrik DW

Stanford Cancer Ctr

Radiation Oncology

Nonsurgical therapy for stages I and II non-small cell lung cancer

Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 2005 Apr;19(2):237-261

Lencioni R, Crocetti L, Cioni R, Mussi A, Fontanini G, Ambrogi M,

Franchini C, Cioni D, Anucchi O, Genignani R, Baldassari R, Angeletti

CA, Bartolozzi C

U Pisa

Interventional Radiology

Radiofrequency ablation of lung malignancies: where do we stand?

Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 2004 Nov-Dec;27(6):581-590

Nomori H, Imazu Y, Watanabe K, Ohtsuka T, Naruke T, Kobayashi T,

Suematsu K

Tokyo

Surgery

Radiofrequency ablation of pulmonary tumors and normal lung tissue in

swine and rabbits

Chest 2005 Mar;127(3):73-77

Steinke K, Sewell PE, Dupuy D, Lencioni R, Helmberger T, Kee ST, Jacob

AL, Glenn DW, King J, Morris DL

St George Hosp Sydney, Austr

Surgery

Pulmonary radiofrequency ablation - an international study survey

Anticancer Res 2004 Jan-Feb;24(1):339-343

Suh RD, Wallace AB, Sheehan RE, Heinze SB, Goldin JG

UCLA

Radiology

Unresectable pulmonary malignancies: CT-guided percutaneous

radiofrequency ablation - preliminary results

Radiology 2003 Dec;229(3):821-829; comment in 2004 Sep;232(3):931

VanSonnenberg E, Shankar S, Morrison PR, Nair RT, Silverman SG,

Jaklitsch MT, Liu F, Cheung L, Tuncali K, Skarin At, Sugarbaker DJ

Brigham and Women's, Dana Farber

Radiology/Surgery

Radiofrequency ablation of thoracic lesions: part 2, initial clinical

experience technical and multidisciplinary considerations in 30 patients

AJR 2005;184(2):381-390

Wacker FK, Nour SG, Eisenberg R, Duerck JL, Lewin JS

Case Western Reserve

Radiology

MRI-guided radiofrequency thermal ablation of normal lung tissue: in

vivo study in a rabbit model

AJR 2004;183(3):599-603