Transrectal ultrasound-guided percutaneous radical cryosurgical ablation of the prostate.

@article{Onik1993TransrectalUP,
  title={Transrectal ultrasound-guided percutaneous radical cryosurgical ablation of the prostate.},
  author={Gary M. Onik and Jeffrey Kirk Cohen and Gustavo de los Reyes and Boris Rubinsky and Z R Chang and John Baust},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1993},
  volume={72 4},
  pages={1291-9}
}
BACKGROUND The two major treatments for prostate cancer, radical prostatectomy and radiation therapy, are associated with considerable morbidity and variable results. This article presents the preliminary results using percutaneous radical cryosurgical ablation under ultrasound guidance to treat prostate cancer. METHODS The patient group consisted of all patients with localized prostate cancer who underwent cryosurgery between June 1, 1990 and May 1, 1992. Patients in Group 1 were treated by… CONTINUE READING
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