Persistent contrast enhancement several months after laparoscopic cryoablation of the small renal mass may not indicate recurrent tumor.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

PURPOSE: We evaluated the clinical implication of persistent contrast enhancement demonstrated several months after laparoscopic renal cryoablation of a small renal mass. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Between September 2000 and May 2007, 30 patients underwent laparoscopic cryosurgery for an organ-confined renal tumor measuring

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Stein, AJ; Mayes, JM; Mouraviev, V; Chen, VH; Nelson, RC; Polascik, TJ

Published Date

  • November 2008

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 22 / 11

Start / End Page

  • 2433 - 2439

PubMed ID

  • 18928388

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1557-900X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1089/end.2008.0261


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States