Complications of renal cryoablation: a single center experience.

@article{Sidana2010ComplicationsOR,
  title={Complications of renal cryoablation: a single center experience.},
  author={Abhinav Sidana and Piyush Aggarwal and Zhaoyong Feng and Christos S Georgiades and Bruce J. Trock and Ronald Rodr{\'i}guez},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2010},
  volume={184 1},
  pages={42-7}
}
PURPOSE We describe perioperative complications associated with renal cryoablation and identify potential risk factors for certain complications. MATERIALS AND METHODS We retrospectively analyzed the medical records of patients with unifocal renal masses treated with cryosurgery at a single center between 1997 and 2007. All complications associated with these procedures were documented and classified into grades 1 to 5 by the Clavien surgical complication classification. In-depth analysis was… CONTINUE READING