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  • How I do it: prostate cryoablation (PCry)

    da Silva Donalisio Rodrigo , Jaworski Paulo , Gustafson Diedra , Nogueira Leticia , Molina Wilson , Kim J. Fernando, MD Denver Health Medical Center/University of Colorado Cancer Center, Denver, Colorado, USA

    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.

    Keywords: technique, prostate cryoablation,

    Apr 2014 (Vol. 21, Issue 2 , Page 7251)
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