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Descriptor in English: Electrochemotherapy
Descriptor in Spanish: Electroquimioterapia
Descriptor in Portuguese: Eletroquimioterapia
Descriptor in French: Électrochimiothérapie
Entry term(s): Electrochemotherapies
Tree number(s): E02.319.341
E05.200.500.454.500
E05.242.448.500
E05.301.500.500
Scope note: A cancer treatment modality that uses pulsed electrical currents to permeabilize cell membranes (ELECTROPORATION) and thereby enhance the uptake of chemotherapeutic agents into the body's cells.
Annotation: coordinate with disease/drug ther
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
History Note: 2007
DeCS UI: 52425
Descriptor UI: D053672
Date Established: 2007/01/01
Date of Entry: 2006/07/05
Revision Date: 2019/07/05
Electrochemotherapy - Preferred
Concept UI M0495509
Scope note A cancer treatment modality that uses pulsed electrical currents to permeabilize cell membranes (ELECTROPORATION) and thereby enhance the uptake of chemotherapeutic agents into the body's cells.
Preferred term Electrochemotherapy
Entry term(s) Electrochemotherapies



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