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White Paper Hyperthermia treatment of the liver
by Celsius42 Update Team

White Paper Hyperthermia treatment of the liver

The role of local hyperthermia in the treatment of liver tumors and liver metastases In addition to actual liver tumors, metastatic spread in the liver is a common occurrence in the course of tumor diseases. If the tumor lesions are locally defined and their number is manageable, microsurgical interventions (RFA, ...

Einführung in die Hyperthermie – Potenziale der therapeutischen Überwärmung
by Prof. Dr. Holger Wehner

Einführung in die Hyperthermie – Potenziale der therapeutischen Überwärmung

Der Artikel Ohne Frage stellt die Hyperthermie eine sinnvolle Option in der Behandlung ausgewählter chronischer Erkrankungen und von Krebsleiden unterschiedlicher Stadien dar. Dies belegen weltweit über Jahrzehnte gesammelte Erfahrungswerte ebenso wie zahlreiche Untersuchungen und Studien zum Thema. Bezüglich des Einsatzes der Hyperthermie bei chronischen Erkrankungen gibt es wissenschaftliche Dat...

Whole-Body Hyperthermia Guideline
by Celsius42 Update Team

Whole-Body Hyperthermia Guideline

Whole-body hyperthermia (WBHT) or “systemic hyperthermia” – defined as the controlled increase of the core body temperature for therapeutic purposes – is one of medical history's oldest therapy forms, with traditions in most cultures and a very broad spectrum of indications. A frequently quoted saying, ascribed to Hippocrates, states that “Fever is a healing ...

Hyperthermia treatment – Germany cost coverage by statutory health insurance providers or cost reimbursement by private health insurers for complementary cancer therapy
by Dr. med. Michael Hülser

Hyperthermia treatment – Germany cost coverage by statutory health insurance providers or cost reimbursement by private health insurers for complementary cancer therapy

Complementary cancer therapies such as hyperthermia unfortunately are not always covered by health insurance. As of now, there is no general cost coverage mandate, although studies have already proven for multiple tumor types that chemotherapy and radiation are more successful when they are combined with hyperthermia. Several court rulings of ...

Capacitive hyperthermia in combination with palliative radiation therapy of painful bony metastases
by Celsius42 Update Team

Capacitive hyperthermia in combination with palliative radiation therapy of painful bony metastases

Capacitive hyperthermia can enhance the effectiveness of radiotherapy Palliative-analgesic radiotherapy is a frequently employed treatment for painful bony metastases. However, only approximately one third of affected patients experiences pain relief from radiotherapy alone, and only a quarter reports complete pain relief. When hyperthermia, i.e. heating the tissue to approximately 40°C...

Regional hyperthermia: Application in the palliative phase or as a co-therapy for neuropathic pain associated with tumor diseases
by Martin Rösch

Regional hyperthermia: Application in the palliative phase or as a co-therapy for neuropathic pain associated with tumor diseases

The majority of available hyperthermia studies were conducted in the context of curative intent. That makes sense from the perspective of the researchers because it has become evident that hyperthermia shows promising potential to impact local tumor control, progression-free survival and overall survival in combination with conventional therapies such as ...

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