Irreversible electroporation using nanoparticles
Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Inc.
Davalos, Rafael V.
Rylander, Marissa N.
Arena, Christopher B.
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The present invention provides methods, devices, and systems for in vivo treatment of cell proliferative disorders. The invention can be used to treat solid tumors, such as brain tumors. The methods rely on non-thermal irreversible electroporation (IRE) to cause cell death in treated tumors. In embodiments, the methods comprise the use of high aspect ratio nanoparticles with or without modified surface chemistry.
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