Percutaneous radio frequency ablation of renal masses: results at a 2-year mean followup.

@article{Varkarakis2005PercutaneousRF,
  title={Percutaneous radio frequency ablation of renal masses: results at a 2-year mean followup.},
  author={Ioannis M. Varkarakis and Mohamad E. Allaf and Takeshi Inagaki and Sam B. Bhayani and David Yuk-Ming Chan and Li-Ming Su and Thomas William Jarrett and Louis R. Kavoussi and Stephen B. Solomon},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2005},
  volume={174 2},
  pages={456-60; discussion 460}
}
PURPOSE We describe our experience with and results of percutaneous computerized tomography guided radio frequency ablation (RFA) for small (less than 4 cm) renal tumors at a 2-year mean followup. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 49 patients (60 renal tumors) with a mean age of 63.9 years underwent percutaneous RFA. Indications for RFA were severe comorbidities or previous abdominal surgery precluding operative management, or hereditary conditions predisposing to multiple tumor recurrence… CONTINUE READING

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