1 (edited by PCL1029 Tue, 06 Nov 2012 15:03:35)

Topic: Nanoknife Video and Information

Hi, everyone,

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000142 … 46848.html

Pros and cons about nanoknife.
Also, please click on the video folder at the top of the article to see how it works.

http://www.angiodynamics.com/products/nanoknife

Quoted from the manufacturer from its web site.
"The NanoKnife System has received FDA clearance for the surgical ablation of soft tissue.  It has not received clearance for the therapy or treatment of any specific disease or condition." [510(k) Number: K080376]


God bless.

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Re: Nanoknife Video and Information

Thanks for sharing Percy. 
If it's not approved by FDA for cancer treatment, I wonder if insurance is going to cover it....

Re: Nanoknife Video and Information

LeeAnn...This clinical trial is recruiting in Italy for patients including,  Cholangiocarcinoma patients,
http://www.clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/ … amp;rank=3

These two are ongoing in the US
http://www.clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01369420
http://www.clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/resul … rch=Search

As far as I know, Blue Cross and Blue Shield had paid for the procedure for some pancreatic cancer patients.   

Hugs,
Marion

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Re: Nanoknife Video and Information

Good links and info, thanks to you both!

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