Thermoablation of Renal Masses: The Urologist's Perspective.

  title={Thermoablation of Renal Masses: The Urologist's Perspective.},
  author={Phillip H. Abbosh and Sam B. Bhayani},
  journal={Seminars in interventional radiology},
  volume={28 4},
Thermoablation (TA) has become an increasingly popular treatment for small renal masses (SRMs). Although long-term outcomes are not currently reported, TA may have a role in being an alternative to radical or partial nephrectomy. This review gives a broad overview of TA and discusses current controversies in the field.