1. OCT-guided hyperthermic treatment noninvasive option for superficial basal cell carcinoma

    OCT-guided hyperthermic treatment noninvasive option for superficial basal cell carcinoma

    OCT-guided and temperature-controlled hyperthermic treatment could be a safe, noninvasive alternative to surgical tumor removal in superficial basal cell carcinoma , according to a presentation of preliminary data.“The purpose of this study is to optimize hyperthermic treatment of BCC with laser technology under the guidance of optical coherence tomography and near-infrared temperature monitoring,” Erica G. Baugh, BA, a medical student at University of California, Irvine, said at the American Society for Dermatology Surgery virtual meeting.Researchers plan to enroll 40 subjects in the study, of which six have already begin treatment with Controlled Hyperthermic and Mapped Protocol (CHAMP).Subjects with ...

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