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Enhancement of Intratumoral Chemotherapy with Cisplatin with or without Microwave Ablation and Lipiodol. Future Concept for Local Treatment in Lung Cancer.

Hohenforst-Schmidt W, Zarogoulidis P, Stopek J, Kosmidis E, Vogl T, Linsmeier B, Tsakiridis K, Lampaki S, Lazaridis G, Mpakas A, Browning R, Papaiwannou A, Drevelegas A, Baka S, Karavasilis V, Mpoukovinas I, Turner JF, Zarogoulidis K, Brachmann J - J Cancer (2015)

Bottom Line: Lipiodol in its current form does assist in a more efficient way the distribution of cisplatin, as the microwave apoptotic effect.Future modification of lipiodol might provide a more efficient method of therapy enhancement.Combination of drug and microwave ablation is possible and has an efficient apoptotic effect.

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Affiliation: 1. II Medical Clinic, "Coburg" Hospital, University of Wuerzburg, Coburg, Germany.

ABSTRACT
Novel therapies for lung cancer are being explored nowadays with local therapies being the tip of the arrow. Intratumoral chemotherapy administration and local microwave ablation have been investigated in several studies. It has been previously proposed that lipiodol has the ability to modify the microenvironment matrix. In our current study we investigated this theory in BALBC mice. In total 160 BALBC mice were divided in eight groups: a) control, b) cisplatin, c) microwave, d) microwave and lipiodol, e) cisplatin and lipiodol, f) microwave and cisplatin, g) lipiodol and h) lipiodol, cisplatin and microwave. Lewis lung carcinoma cell lines (10(6)) were injected into the right back leg of each mouse. After the 8th day, when the tumor volume was about 100mm(3) the therapy application was initiated, once per week for four weeks. Magnetic resonance imaging was performed for each tumor when a mouse died or when sacrificed if they were still alive by the end of the experiment (8-Canal multifunctional spool; NORAS MRI products, Gmbh, Germany). Imaging and survival revealed efficient tumor apoptosis for the groups b,c,d,e and f. However; severe toxicity was observed in group h and no follow up was available for this group after the second week of therapy administration. Lipiodol in its current form does assist in a more efficient way the distribution of cisplatin, as the microwave apoptotic effect. Future modification of lipiodol might provide a more efficient method of therapy enhancement. Combination of drug and microwave ablation is possible and has an efficient apoptotic effect.

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Lipiodol group; a) HE x 40 (central necrosis is observed), b) HE x 200, white arrows indicate possibly lipiodol particles.
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Figure 16: Lipiodol group; a) HE x 40 (central necrosis is observed), b) HE x 200, white arrows indicate possibly lipiodol particles.


Enhancement of Intratumoral Chemotherapy with Cisplatin with or without Microwave Ablation and Lipiodol. Future Concept for Local Treatment in Lung Cancer.

Hohenforst-Schmidt W, Zarogoulidis P, Stopek J, Kosmidis E, Vogl T, Linsmeier B, Tsakiridis K, Lampaki S, Lazaridis G, Mpakas A, Browning R, Papaiwannou A, Drevelegas A, Baka S, Karavasilis V, Mpoukovinas I, Turner JF, Zarogoulidis K, Brachmann J - J Cancer (2015)

Lipiodol group; a) HE x 40 (central necrosis is observed), b) HE x 200, white arrows indicate possibly lipiodol particles.
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Figure 16: Lipiodol group; a) HE x 40 (central necrosis is observed), b) HE x 200, white arrows indicate possibly lipiodol particles.
Bottom Line: Lipiodol in its current form does assist in a more efficient way the distribution of cisplatin, as the microwave apoptotic effect.Future modification of lipiodol might provide a more efficient method of therapy enhancement.Combination of drug and microwave ablation is possible and has an efficient apoptotic effect.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: 1. II Medical Clinic, "Coburg" Hospital, University of Wuerzburg, Coburg, Germany.

ABSTRACT
Novel therapies for lung cancer are being explored nowadays with local therapies being the tip of the arrow. Intratumoral chemotherapy administration and local microwave ablation have been investigated in several studies. It has been previously proposed that lipiodol has the ability to modify the microenvironment matrix. In our current study we investigated this theory in BALBC mice. In total 160 BALBC mice were divided in eight groups: a) control, b) cisplatin, c) microwave, d) microwave and lipiodol, e) cisplatin and lipiodol, f) microwave and cisplatin, g) lipiodol and h) lipiodol, cisplatin and microwave. Lewis lung carcinoma cell lines (10(6)) were injected into the right back leg of each mouse. After the 8th day, when the tumor volume was about 100mm(3) the therapy application was initiated, once per week for four weeks. Magnetic resonance imaging was performed for each tumor when a mouse died or when sacrificed if they were still alive by the end of the experiment (8-Canal multifunctional spool; NORAS MRI products, Gmbh, Germany). Imaging and survival revealed efficient tumor apoptosis for the groups b,c,d,e and f. However; severe toxicity was observed in group h and no follow up was available for this group after the second week of therapy administration. Lipiodol in its current form does assist in a more efficient way the distribution of cisplatin, as the microwave apoptotic effect. Future modification of lipiodol might provide a more efficient method of therapy enhancement. Combination of drug and microwave ablation is possible and has an efficient apoptotic effect.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus