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Oncology: Does a patient under going an IRE nanoknife procedure usually experience hair loss like a patient who goes through chemo?

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Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgery - Oncology
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In brief: No hair loss

NanoKnife IRE System that is Irreversible Electroporation, or IRE, uses electrical energy to target tumors on the cellular level.
IRE destroys tumors using intense electric bursts, IRE is a minimally invasive procedure with no surgical incision. Electricity is applied through probes inserted through the skin. Ultrasound or CT imaging guides the placement of the probes to the site of tumor.

In brief: No hair loss

NanoKnife IRE System that is Irreversible Electroporation, or IRE, uses electrical energy to target tumors on the cellular level.
IRE destroys tumors using intense electric bursts, IRE is a minimally invasive procedure with no surgical incision. Electricity is applied through probes inserted through the skin. Ultrasound or CT imaging guides the placement of the probes to the site of tumor.
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