TITLE

RF ablation may be effective in small renal tumors

AUTHOR(S)
Goldman, Erinn H.
PUB. DATE
August 2006
SOURCE
Urology Times;8/1/2006, Vol. 34 Issue 9, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the efficacy and safety of radiofrequency (RF) ablation in patients with small renal tumors. RF ablation is faster than open or minimally invasive surgery. The method is generally considered only for patients with co-morbidities which make them ineligible for surgical excision.
ACCESSION #
22320374

 

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