Histopathology of human renal tumors after laparoscopic renal cryosurgery.

@article{Jang2005HistopathologyOH,
  title={Histopathology of human renal tumors after laparoscopic renal cryosurgery.},
  author={Thomas L. Jang and Rou Wang and S. Cao Kim and Theodore E Troe and Michael R. Pins and Robert Brewster Nadler},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2005},
  volume={173 3},
  pages={720-4}
}
PURPOSE Laparoscopic renal cryoablation is a nephron sparing treatment alternative for selected patients with small renal tumors. The acute tumoricidal effects of cryosurgery on human renal tumors and in experimental models have been reported previously. For cryoablation to be a viable option in the treatment of renal tumors, it must induce not only acute tissue injury but also sustain permanent tissue necrosis and cellular death, in addition to affording an adequate surgical margin free of… CONTINUE READING

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