Journal of the American College of Surgeons Publishes Study on Using the NanoKnife(R) System to Treat Liver Tumors Adjacent to Blood Vessels
AngioDynamics (Nasdaq: ANGO) announced the publication of a study in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons, titled, "Ablation of Perivascular Hepatic Malignant Tumors with Irreversible Electroporation." The study's authors – all physicians at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center – included Doctors Peter Kingham, Yuman Fong, Ami Karkar, Michael D'Angelica, Peter Allen, Ronald DeMatteo, George Getrajdman, Constantinos Sofocleous, Stephen Solomon, and William Jarnagin.
The study is a retrospective review of patients treated with the NanoKnife® System between January 1 and November 2, 2011. Twenty-eight patients had 65 tumors treated that were near blood vessels. Median tumor size was 1 cm.
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