Irreversible electroporation: Where We Stand and Where We Go

Irreversible electroporation (IRE) is the latest in the series of image-guided locoregional tumor ablation therapies. IRE is performed in a nearly nonthermal fashion that circumvents the „heat sink effect“ and allows for IRE application in proximity to critical structures such as bile ducts or neurovascular bundles, where other techniques are unsuitable. Prof. Michael Stehling and the prostate center team are world leaders in the treatment of the prostate by IRE.

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