Definitions

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  • noun The use of extremely cold temperatures to remove organic tissue.

Etymologies

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cryo- +‎ ablation

Examples

  • In the Arctic Front procedure, known as cryoablation, a catheter is snaked up into the heart through the femoral vein in the groin.

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  • The findings have prompted the researchers to claim that the procedure, known as cryoablation, should be the new "gold standard" of treatment for kidney cancer -- although not all cancer experts agree.

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  • Cryosurgery procedures such as cryoablation use liquefied argon to destroy cancer cells.

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  • Two studies suggest that cryoablation is effective for selected patients with kidney cancer known as renal cell carcinoma.

    Cutting Back

  • Two studies suggest that cryoablation is effective for selected patients with kidney cancer known as renal cell carcinoma.

    Cutting Back

  • Two studies suggest that cryoablation is effective for selected patients with kidney cancer known as renal cell carcinoma.

    Cutting Back

  • Two studies suggest that cryoablation is effective for selected patients with kidney cancer known as renal cell carcinoma.

    Cutting Back

  • External beam radiation, implant therapy, cryoablation…the data continues to come in.

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  • He is now weighing whether to chose the implantation of radioactive seeds, or try the cryoablation described by Dr. Stormont, who performs the procedure.

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  • In a study presented last month at the Society for Interventional Radiology, Gary M. Onik, director of the Center for Safer Prostate Cancer Therapy in Orlando, Fla., reported that of 120 men who had focal cryoablation over 12 years, 93% of men had no evidence of cancer recurrence, and 85% retained sexual function.

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