Radiosensitizing Effect of Electrochemotherapy: A Systematic Review of Protocols and Efficiency

  • Zohre Rezaee, Ali Yadollahpour, Samaneh Rashidi, Pramod S. Kunwar
  • Current Drug Targets, November 2017, Bentham Science Publishers
  • DOI: 10.2174/1389450118666170622091014

Radiosensitizing effect of electrochemotherapy: A systematic review of protocols and efficiency

What is it about?

The main objective of this study was to systematically review of the literature to evaluate the effectiveness of ECT in sensitization of tumors to ionization

Why is it important?

Electrochemotherapy (ECT) is a combination of electroporation (EP) and chemotherapy and has been reported as a potential radiosensitizing agent for radiation therapy.


Prof Ali Yadollahpour
Ahvaz Jondishapour University of Medical Sciences

ECT can be further translated into the clinic and can be matched by single-dose irradiation as well as in the fractionated regime.

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The following have contributed to this page: Prof Ali Yadollahpour, Pramod Singh Kunwar, and Zohre Rezaee