There’s been increased activity in the field of Veterinary Oncology where electroporation is used as a treatment modality for either electrochemotherapy or gene therapy.

An increase in activity is evidenced by a number of high-quality publications, both original research articles or clinical trial reports as well as review articles.

This news item gives a list of a number of the most recent papers in the field with full bibliographical data that will enable you to find the articles as well as links to the papers that are also published/abstracted here on (in the section Publications).

List of articles

  1. Impellizeri J, Aurisicchio L, Forde P, Soden DM. Electroporation in veterinary oncology. Vet J. 2016 Nov;217:18-25. doi: 10.1016/j.tvjl.2016.05.015. Review. PubMed PMID: 27810205.
  2. Tozon N, Lampreht Tratar U, Znidar K, Sersa G, Teissie J, Cemazar M. Operating Procedures of the Electrochemotherapy for Treatment of Tumor in Dogs and Cats. J Vis Exp. 2016 Oct 24;(116). doi: 10.3791/54760. PubMed PMID: 27805594.
  3. Spugnini EP, Fais S, Azzarito T, Baldi A. Novel Instruments for the Implementation of Electrochemotherapy Protocols: From Bench Side to Veterinary Clinic. J Cell Physiol. 2016 Jul 28. doi: 10.1002/jcp.25505. [Epub ahead of print] Review. PubMed PMID: 27464761.
  4. Tozon N, Kramaric P, Kos Kadunc V, Sersa G, Cemazar M. Electrochemotherapy as a single or adjuvant treatment to surgery of cutaneous sarcoid tumours in horses: a 31-case retrospective study. Vet Rec. 2016 Oct 7. pii: vetrec-2016-103867. doi: 10.1136/vr.103867. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27758950.
  5. Forde PF, Sadadcharam M, Bourke MG, Conway TA, Guerin SR, de Kruijf M, O’Sullivan GC, Impellizeri J, Clover AJ, Soden DM. Preclinical evaluation of an endoscopic electroporation system. Endoscopy. 2016 May;48(5):477-83. doi: 10.1055/s-0042-101343. PubMed PMID: 27042930.
  6. Lowe R, Gavazza A, Impellizeri JA, Soden DM, Lubas G. The treatment of canine mast cell tumours with electrochemotherapy with or without surgical excision. Vet Comp Oncol. 2016 Mar 22. doi: 10.1111/vco.12217. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27001443.
  7. Cemazar M, Ambrozic Avgustin J, Pavlin D, Sersa G, Poli A, Krhac Levacic A, Tesic N, Lampreht Tratar U, Rak M, Tozon N. Efficacy and safety of electrochemotherapy combined with peritumoral IL-12 gene electrotransfer of canine mast cell tumours. Vet Comp Oncol. 2016 Feb 3. doi: 10.1111/vco.12208. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26840222.
  8. Spugnini EP, Azzarito T, Fais S, Fanciulli M, Baldi A. Electrochemotherapy as First Line Cancer Treatment: Experiences from Veterinary Medicine in Developing Novel Protocols. Curr Cancer Drug Targets. 2016;16(1):43-52. Review. PubMed PMID: 26712353.
  9. Suzuki DO, Marques CM, Rangel MM. Conductive Gel Increases the Small Tumor Treatment With Electrochemotherapy Using Needle Electrodes. Artif Organs. 2016 Jul;40(7):705-11. doi: 10.1111/aor.12631. PubMed PMID: 26527475.