Salvage prostate cryoablation after primary interstitial brachytherapy failure: a feasible approach.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Salvage treatment for recurrent prostate cancer remains a very difficult and challenging field in urologic oncology. The introduction of minimally invasive surgical procedures such a targeted cryoablation brings some hope with its feasibility and efficacy to become a potentially curable treatment. We present the case of a 75-year-old male with prostate cancer treated primarily by brachytherapy, who developed late locally recurrent disease that was successfully treated with targeted salvage cryoablation.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Mouraviev, V; Evans, B; Polascik, TJ

Published Date

  • 2006

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 9 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 99 - 101

PubMed ID

  • 16314889

Pubmed Central ID

  • 16314889

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1365-7852

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1038/sj.pcan.4500853


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England