Renal cryoablation: outcome at 3 years.

  title={Renal cryoablation: outcome at 3 years.},
  author={Inderbir S. Gill and Erick M. Remer and Waleed A Hasan and Brenda Strzempkowski and Massimiliano Spaliviero and Andrew P Steinberg and Jihad H. Kaouk and Mihir Desai and Andrew C. Novick},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  volume={173 6},
PURPOSE We report intermediate term oncological followup data on 56 patients undergoing laparoscopic renal cryoablation, of whom each completed a 3-year followup. MATERIALS AND METHODS Since September 1997, 56 patients undergoing laparoscopic renal cryoablation have completed a followup of 3 years each. The postoperative followup protocol comprised serial magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) at 1 day, months 1, 3, 6, 12, 18 and 24, and yearly thereafter for 5 years. Computerized tomography guided… CONTINUE READING