The French Multicenter Trial: Results and Conclusions

  • C. Marchal
  • B. Prevost
  • J.-M. Ardiet
  • J.-P. Gerard
  • J.-M. Cosset
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)

Abstract

Investigations into the use of interstitial hyperthermia started in France in 1977 at the Institut Gustave Roussy, with the preliminary works of Lebourgeois et al. (1978) followed by the physical works of Damia (1981) and the clinical experience of Cosset et al. (1982). This preliminary clinical experience was gained using parallel implanted needles and a home-made prototype built by the electronic laboratory of the Institut Gustave Roussy, and, later, using the first CGR Minerve system consisting of three generators of 25 W each operating at 0.5–1 MHz.

Keywords

Toxicity Catheter Microwave Oncol Sarcoma 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Marchal
    • 1
  • B. Prevost
    • 2
  • J.-M. Ardiet
    • 3
  • J.-P. Gerard
    • 4
  • J.-M. Cosset
    • 5
  1. 1.Unité d’Hyperthermie, Service de RadiothérapieCentre Alexis VautrinVandoeuvre les NancyFrance
  2. 2.Centre de lutte contre le cancer Oscar LambretLille CedexFrance
  3. 3.Service de CuriethérapieCentre Léon BérardLyonFrance
  4. 4.Service de RadiothérapieCentre Hospitalier Lyon SudPierre BeniteFrance
  5. 5.Département de RadiothérapieInstitut Gustave RoussyVillejuifFrance

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