n South African Journal of Surgery - Tumour reduction with a Cavitron Ultrasonic Surgical Aspirator® in the palliative care of anaplastic thyroid cancer : case report
|Article Title||Tumour reduction with a Cavitron Ultrasonic Surgical Aspirator® in the palliative care of anaplastic thyroid cancer : case report|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||South African Journal of Surgery|
|Affiliations||1 Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University and 2 Dr George Mukhari Academic Hospital|
|Publication Date||Jun 2016|
|Pages||43 - 44|
A 54-year-old woman developed a fungating locally invasive anaplastic thyroid cancer with distant metastases, and was treated with aggressive tumour reduction, using a Cavitron® Ultrasonic Surgical Aspirator. This mode of treatment, applied for the first time in this context, proved to be effective, safe and improved her quality of life.
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