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Table 4 Patient response and post-treatment histopathology

From: Safety and efficacy of targeted hyperthermia treatment utilizing gold nanorod therapy in spontaneous canine neoplasia

Patient Response Histopath pre-treatment Histopath post treatment Post-treatment biopsy
1 CR 10% tumor necrosis, no individual cell death 20% necrosis, coagulation and edema Needle core
2 SD no necrosis or individual cell death no evidence of tumor cell death Excisional
3 SD <5% necrosis with rare individual cell death 60% necrosis with hemorrhage Excisional
4 SD no necrosis or individual cell death 40–50% necrosis and hemorrhage with moderate to severe skin necrosis Excisional
5 SD no necrosis and moderate cell death Less than 50% multifocal mild hemorrhage and necrosis Excisional
6 SD no necrosis or individual cell death no necrosis or individual cell death Excisional
7 PR no necrosis or individual cell death no necrosis or individual cell death Excisional
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