Laparoscopic renal cryoablation in 32 patients.

  title={Laparoscopic renal cryoablation in 32 patients.},
  author={Inderbir S. Gill and Andrew C. Novick and Anoop M Meraney and Rongbing Chen and Michael G Hobart and Gyung Tak Sung and Juliet Hale and Dana K Schweizer and Erick M. Remer},
  volume={56 5},
OBJECTIVES Laparoscopic renal cryoablation is a developmental minimally invasive nephron-sparing treatment alternative for highly select patients with small renal tumors. We present our evolving experience with this procedure. METHODS Thirty-two patients (34 tumors) with a mean tumor size of 2.3 cm on preoperative computed tomography underwent laparoscopic renal cryoablation. As dictated by the tumor location, cryoablation was performed by either the retroperitoneal (n = 22) or the… CONTINUE READING


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