Novel ultrasound uses microbubbles to open blood-brain barrier to treat glioblastoma in humans
[unable to retrieve full-text content]In the first in-human clinical trial, scientists used a novel, skull-implantable ultrasound device to open the blood-brain barrier and repeatedly permeate large, critical regions of the human brain to deliver chemotherapy that was injected intravenously. This is potentially a huge advance for glioblastoma patients because the most potent chemotherapy can’t permeate the blood-brain barrier to reach the aggressive and deadly brain tumor.
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