By MaleProstateHealth • October 23, 2016 • Comments Off on How I do it: prostate cryoablation (PCry)
Rodrigo Donalisio da Silva, MD, Paulo Jaworski, MD, Diedra Gustafson, BSN,
Leticia Nogueira, Wilson Molina, MD, Fernando J. Kim, MD
Department of Urology, Denver Health Medical Center/University of Colorado Cancer Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
Prostate cryoablation (PCry) is a well-established minimally invasive therapy for the treatment of prostate cancer. Unfortunately, PCry still carries the stigma of a high rate recto-urethral fistula procedure but with the advent of argon/helium gas technology, urethral warmer and high quality transrectal ultrasound imaging, complications decreased and efficacy increased. The Denver Health Medical Center's technique in prostate cryoablation is described as follows.
© The Canadian Journal of UrologyTM; 21(2); April 2014
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