TITLE

AUA notebook

PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Medical Device Daily;5/22/2008, Vol. 12 Issue 99, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article announces that the American Urological Association (AUA) has introduced clinical guidelines for prostate cryotherapy. IT states that Cryoablation is a treatment option for men with clinically confined prostate cancer of any grade. Cryotherapy uses extreme cold to freeze and destroy prostate cancer cells.
ACCESSION #
32138526

 

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