Irreversible Electroporation for Prostate Cancer as Salvage Treatment Following Prior Radiation and Cryotherapy

Salvage treatment options after localized primary treatment failure of prostate cancer are limited and associated with risk for serious complications. We report on the management details of a 57-year-old African American man treated with partial-gland ablation using irreversible electroporation following local recurrence after brachytherapy and prior salvage cryoablation. Therapeutic and functional outcomes were assessed by conventional means, including serum prostate-specific antigen values and prostate biopsy results.

Reviews in urology. 2017 Jan [Epub]

S Murray Katie, Akin Oguz, A Coleman Jonathan

Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of MissouriColumbia, MO., Body Imaging Service, Department of Radiology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterNew York, NY., Urology Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterNew York, NY.

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