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A review of focal therapy techniques in prostate cancer: clinical results for high-intensity focused ultrasound and focal cryoablation.
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PMID:  22232569     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The advancement of focal therapy technology for the treatment of prostate cancer (PCa) is emerging as an option for a middle ground between radical therapies and active surveillance for individuals identified with localized, low-grade PCa. Two promising techniques are high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) and focal cryoablation. Both focal cryoablation and HIFU show promise, but additional prospective trials are necessary before any definitive conclusions can be made on either method's viability.
Authors:
Colin T Iberti; Nihal Mohamed; Michael A Palese
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Reviews in urology     Volume:  13     ISSN:  1523-6161     ISO Abbreviation:  Rev Urol     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-01-10     Completed Date:  2012-05-08     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100889067     Medline TA:  Rev Urol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e196-202     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Urology, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai School of Medicine New York, NY, USA.
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