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How I do it: prostate cryoablation (PCry)
Denver Health Medical Center/University of Colorado Cancer Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
Apr  2014 (Vol.  21, Issue  2, Pages( 7251 - 7254)
PMID: 24775582


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  • Prostate cryoablation (PCry) is a well-established minimally invasive therapy for the treatment of prostate cancer. Unfortunately, PCry still carries the stigma of a high rate recto-urethral fistula procedure but with the advent of argon/helium gas technology, urethral warmer and high quality transrectal ultrasound imaging, complications decreased and efficacy increased. The Denver Health Medical Center's technique in prostate cryoablation is described as follows.