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Table 4 Maximum temperature (°C) in tumors and the sensitive anatomy modeled in the eight cases considered

From: Theoretical investigation of transgastric and intraductal approaches for ultrasound-based thermal therapy of the pancreas

Case Treatment Tumor Duodenum Stomach Blood vessels Liver Kidney Bone Spleen Intestine
1 Ablation 83.6 N/A 44.6 44.7 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2 Ablation 84.4 N/A 43.2 45.0 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
3 Ablation 84.5 N/A 40.5 44.3 N/A 43.3 N/A 40.5 N/A
4 Hyperthermia 47.1 38.0 37.6 39.0 37.1 N/A 37.4 N/A N/A
5 Ablation 80.1 40.0 38.3 44.6 37.2 N/A 38.0 N/A N/A
6 Ablation 79.8 44.7 37.4 39.2 37.4 N/A N/A N/A 38.1
7 Hyperthermia 47.1 42.9 37.1 39.7 37.8 37.3 38.7 N/A N/A
8 Ablation 80.1 42.6 37.1 42.5 N/A 37.0 38.1 N/A N/A