Renal Ablation Articles


  • Contemporary Status of Percutaneous Ablation for the Small Renal Mass.

    Renal cell carcinoma is the tenth most common malignancy in the USA, with upwards of 61,000 new cases and resulting in more than 14,000 deaths annually. Although partial nephrectomy remains the standard treatment, image-guided nephron-sparing ablative techniques including cryoablation, radiofrequency ablation, and microwave ablation have emerged as treatment options in certain patient populations.

    Published February 15, 2016
  • Percutaneous radiofrequency ablation of renal tumors in high-risk patients: 10 years' experience.

    To retrospectively evaluate the efficacy and safety of percutaneous radiofrequency ablation (RFA) done to treat renal tumors in patients with high surgical risk or with the risk of developing multiple renal tumors in the medium term at our center over a period of 10 years.

    Published June 13, 2016