Major surgery to manage definitively severe complications of salvage cryotherapy for prostate cancer.

@article{Izawa2000MajorST,
  title={Major surgery to manage definitively severe complications of salvage cryotherapy for prostate cancer.},
  author={Jonathan Izawa and Kamal S Ajam and E J Mcguire and S Mark Scott and Andrew von Eschenbach and John Michael Skibber and Louis Pisters},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2000},
  volume={164 6},
  pages={1978-81}
}
PURPOSE Severe complications of salvage cryotherapy may be debilitating and chronic but these complications may be managed by definitive extirpative surgical procedures. We evaluated the effectiveness of the major surgical procedures performed to manage these complications, and assessed patient survival and complications after extirpative surgery. MATERIALS AND METHODS Between 1992 and 1995 salvage cryotherapy was performed in 150 men with biopsy proved, locally recurrent prostate cancer… CONTINUE READING
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