cryotherapy

Summary

Summary: A form of therapy consisting in the local or general use of cold. The selective destruction of tissue by extreme cold or freezing is CRYOSURGERY. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)

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  1. Cockayne S, Hewitt C, Hicks K, Jayakody S, Kang ombe A, Stamuli E, et al. Cryotherapy versus salicylic acid for the treatment of plantar warts (verrucae): a randomised controlled trial. BMJ. 2011;342:d3271 pubmed publisher
    To compare the clinical effectiveness of cryotherapy versus salicylic acid for the treatment of plantar warts.
  2. Ramasubramanian A, Shields C. Bevacizumab for Coats' disease with exudative retinal detachment and risk of vitreoretinal traction. Br J Ophthalmol. 2012;96:356-9 pubmed publisher
    ..To evaluate the effect of supplemental intravitreal bevacizumab for management of Coats' disease...
  3. Messeguer F, Serra Guillen C, Echeverría B, Requena C, Sanmartin O, Llombart B, et al. A pilot study of clinical efficacy of imiquimod and cryotherapy for the treatment of basal cell carcinoma with incomplete response to imiquimod. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2012;26:879-81 pubmed publisher
    b>Cryotherapy is a physical procedure whose immunogenic capability enables it to destroy tumour cells, at least partially. Consequently, it can boost the effect of imiquimod...
  4. Rupp K, Herman D, Hertel J, Saliba S. Intramuscular temperature changes during and after 2 different cryotherapy interventions in healthy individuals. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2012;42:731-7 pubmed publisher
    ..8°C below baseline temperature, and to compare intramuscular temperature 90 minutes posttreatment, between 2 cryotherapy modalities. Cryotherapy is used to treat pain from muscle injuries...
  5. Paul P, Winkler J, Bartolini R, Penny M, Huong T, Nga L, et al. Screen-and-treat approach to cervical cancer prevention using visual inspection with acetic acid and cryotherapy: experiences, perceptions, and beliefs from demonstration projects in Peru, Uganda, and Vietnam. Oncologist. 2013;18:1278-84 pubmed publisher
    ..affordable, and sensitive test that can identify precancerous changes of the cervix so that treatment such as cryotherapy can be provided...
  6. Herrera E, Sandoval M, Camargo D, Salvini T. Effect of walking and resting after three cryotherapy modalities on the recovery of sensory and motor nerve conduction velocity in healthy subjects. Rev Bras Fisioter. 2011;15:233-40 pubmed
    Different cryotherapy modalities have distinct effects on sensory and motor nerve conduction parameters...
  7. Bleakley C, Costello J, Glasgow P. Should athletes return to sport after applying ice? A systematic review of the effect of local cooling on functional performance. Sports Med. 2012;42:69-87 pubmed publisher
    ..Until better evidence is available, practitioners should use short cooling applications and/or undertake a progressive warm up prior to returning to play. ..
  8. Negera E, Gadisa E, Hussein J, Engers H, Kuru T, Gedamu L, et al. Treatment response of cutaneous leishmaniasis due to Leishmania aethiopica to cryotherapy and generic sodium stibogluconate from patients in Silti, Ethiopia. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2012;106:496-503 pubmed publisher
    ..0% (2/20) were unresponsive and 5.0% (1/20) were dropouts. The per protocol cure rate for cryotherapy and Pentostam was 93.3% and 89.5% respectively...
  9. Arnold I, Guttke T. [Physical therapy as part of a complex orthopedic rheumatology approach. Physiotherapy, cryotherapy, extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy, local intra-articular joint injections]. Orthopade. 2012;41:520-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Locally applied and whole body cryotherapy leads to muscular relaxation resulting in a more effective treatment intensity of subsequent exercise...

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  1. Crystal N, Townson D, Cook S, LaRoche D. Effect of cryotherapy on muscle recovery and inflammation following a bout of damaging exercise. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2013;113:2577-86 pubmed publisher
    The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of cryotherapy on the inflammatory response to muscle-damaging exercise using a randomized trial...
  2. Santesso N, Schunemann H, Blumenthal P, De Vuyst H, Gage J, Garcia F, et al. World Health Organization Guidelines: Use of cryotherapy for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2012;118:97-102 pubmed publisher
    ..In 2009, the World Health Organization (WHO) committed to updating recommendations for use of cryotherapy for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN).
  3. Tayebjee M, Hunter R, Baker V, Creta A, Duncan E, Sporton S, et al. Pulmonary vein isolation with radiofrequency ablation followed by cryotherapy: a novel strategy to improve clinical outcomes following catheter ablation of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. Europace. 2011;13:1250-5 pubmed publisher
    ..05). The combined approach was safe and increased single procedure efficacy of PV isolation for AF compared with either technique alone. ..
  4. Chung M, McKenzie K, Richardson B, John Stewart G, Coombs R, De Vuyst H, et al. Cervical HIV-1 RNA shedding after cryotherapy among HIV-positive women with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia stage 2 or 3. AIDS. 2011;25:1915-9 pubmed publisher
    To determine the effect of cryotherapy on HIV-1 cervical shedding. Prospective cohort study. Five hundred HIV-positive women enrolled at an HIV treatment clinic in Nairobi, Kenya were screened for cervical cancer...
  5. Mi X, Chai W, Zheng H, Zuo Y, Li J. A randomized clinical comparative study of cryotherapy plus photodynamic therapy vs. cryotherapy in the treatment of multiple condylomata acuminata. Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed. 2011;27:176-80 pubmed publisher
    b>Cryotherapy cannot destroy subclinical human papillomavirus-infected cells of condylomata acuminata (CA). The topical application of aminolevulinic acid (ALA) results in a shallow penetration depth in CA lesions (1).
  6. Pournot H, Bieuzen F, Louis J, Mounier R, Fillard J, Barbiche E, et al. Time-course of changes in inflammatory response after whole-body cryotherapy multi exposures following severe exercise. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e22748 pubmed publisher
    ..in a randomized crossover design; one trial involved passive recovery (PAS), the other a specific whole body cryotherapy (WBC) for 96 h post-exercise (repeated each day)...
  7. Ziemann E, Olek R, Kujach S, Grzywacz T, Antosiewicz J, Garsztka T, et al. Five-day whole-body cryostimulation, blood inflammatory markers, and performance in high-ranking professional tennis players. J Athl Train. 2012;47:664-72 pubmed publisher
    ..The 5-day exposure to cryostimulation twice a day ameliorated the cytokine profile, resulting in a decrease in tumor necrosis factor ? and an increase in interleukin 6. ..
  8. Katrancı N, Ovayolu N, Ovayolu O, Sevinc A. Evaluation of the effect of cryotherapy in preventing oral mucositis associated with chemotherapy - a randomized controlled trial. Eur J Oncol Nurs. 2012;16:339-44 pubmed publisher
    The goal of this study was to assess the effect of oral cryotherapy on the development of oral mucositis related to infusion of 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) with leucovorin...
  9. Miller E, Mrowicka M, Malinowska K, Kędziora J, Majsterek I. [The effects of whole-body cryotherapy and melatonin supplementation on total antioxidative status and some antioxidative enzymes in multiple sclerosis patients]. Pol Merkur Lekarski. 2011;31:150-3 pubmed
    ..Whole body cryotherapy (WBCT) is often used in treatment neurological and orthopedic diseases...
  10. Bleakley C, McDonough S, Gardner E, Baxter G, Hopkins J, Davison G. Cold-water immersion (cryotherapy) for preventing and treating muscle soreness after exercise. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2012;:CD008262 pubmed publisher
    ..Cold-water immersion, in water temperatures of less than 15°C, is currently one of the most popular interventional strategies used after exercise...
  11. Simpson J, Melia M, Yang M, Buffenn A, Chiang M, Lambert S. Current role of cryotherapy in retinopathy of prematurity: a report by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Ophthalmology. 2012;119:873-7 pubmed publisher
    To evaluate the role of cryotherapy in the current treatment of retinopathy of prematurity (ROP).
  12. Yang Y, Lu Y, Wang C, Bai W, Qu J, Chen Y, et al. Cryotherapy is associated with improved clinical outcomes of Sorafenib therapy for advanced hepatocellular carcinoma. Cell Biochem Biophys. 2012;63:159-69 pubmed publisher
    We assessed the safety and efficacy of sorafenib with cryotherapy (cryoRx) in advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  13. Peterson D, Ohrn K, Bowen J, Fliedner M, Lees J, Loprinzi C, et al. Systematic review of oral cryotherapy for management of oral mucositis caused by cancer therapy. Support Care Cancer. 2013;21:327-32 pubmed publisher
    ..review analyzed the strength of the literature and defined clinical practice guidelines for the use of oral cryotherapy for the prevention and/or treatment of oral mucositis caused by cancer therapy...
  14. Hausswirth C, Louis J, Bieuzen F, Pournot H, Fournier J, Filliard J, et al. Effects of whole-body cryotherapy vs. far-infrared vs. passive modalities on recovery from exercise-induced muscle damage in highly-trained runners. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e27749 pubmed publisher
    ..Within this framework, the purpose of this study was to test the efficacy of whole body cryotherapy (WBC), far infrared (FIR) or passive (PAS) modalities in hastening muscular recovery within the 48 hours after ..
  15. Miller E, Markiewicz Ł, Saluk J, Majsterek I. Effect of short-term cryostimulation on antioxidative status and its clinical applications in humans. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2012;112:1645-52 pubmed publisher
    ..001). It was concluded that expositions to extremely low temperatures use in cryostimulation improve the antioxidant capacity of organism. ..
  16. Gelesko S, Long L, Faulk J, Phillips C, Dicus C, White R. Cryotherapy and topical minocycline as adjunctive measures to control pain after third molar surgery: an exploratory study. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2011;69:e324-32 pubmed publisher
    To assess the impact of cryotherapy or topical minocycline on patients' perceptions of recovery from pain after third molar surgery in an exploratory comparative-effectiveness study...
  17. Moutran R, Maatouk I, Stephan F, Tomb R. Treatment of nodular basal cell carcinoma with cryotherapy and reduced protocol of imiquimod. Cutis. 2012;90:256-7 pubmed
    ..a case of a patient with a nodular BCC on the nose who was treated with combination therapy consisting of cryotherapy with liquid nitrogen followed by imiquimod cream 5% 5 times weekly for 6 weeks...
  18. Bahn D, de Castro Abreu A, Gill I, Hung A, Silverman P, Gross M, et al. Focal cryotherapy for clinically unilateral, low-intermediate risk prostate cancer in 73 men with a median follow-up of 3.7 years. Eur Urol. 2012;62:55-63 pubmed publisher
    Evolution of cryotherapy for prostate cancer is likely to result in parenchyma-sparing modifications adjacent to the urethra and neurovascular bundle...
  19. Adie S, Kwan A, Naylor J, Harris I, Mittal R. Cryotherapy following total knee replacement. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2012;:CD007911 pubmed publisher
    ..Post-surgical management may include cryotherapy. However, the effectiveness of cryotherapy is unclear...
  20. Manenti G, Perretta T, Gaspari E, Pistolese C, Scarano L, Cossu E, et al. Percutaneous local ablation of unifocal subclinical breast cancer: clinical experience and preliminary results of cryotherapy. Eur Radiol. 2011;21:2344-53 pubmed publisher
    ..women with a mean age of 73?±?5 years (range 64-82 years) and lesion diameter of 8?±?4 mm were undergoing cryotherapy technology with a single probe under US-guidance associated with intra-procedural lymph-node mapping and ..
  21. Stormo A, Altamirano V, Pérez Castells M, Espey D, Padilla H, Panameño K, et al. Bolivian health providers' attitudes toward alternative technologies for cervical cancer prevention: a focus on visual inspection with acetic acid and cryotherapy. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2012;21:801-8 pubmed publisher
    Little is known about health providers' attitudes toward visual inspection with acetic acid (VIA) and cryotherapy in the prevention of cervical cancer, as most research in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) has examined attitudes of ..
  22. Paul P, Winkler J, Bartolini R, Penny M, Huong T, Nga L, et al. Screen-and-treat approach to cervical cancer prevention using visual inspection with acetic acid and cryotherapy: experiences, perceptions, and beliefs from demonstration projects in Peru, Uganda, and Vietnam. Oncologist. 2013;18 Suppl:6-12 pubmed publisher
    ..affordable, and sensitive test that can identify precancerous changes of the cervix so that treatment such as cryotherapy can be provided...
  23. Lubkowska A, Szyguła Z, Chlubek D, Banfi G. The effect of prolonged whole-body cryostimulation treatment with different amounts of sessions on chosen pro- and anti-inflammatory cytokines levels in healthy men. Scand J Clin Lab Invest. 2011;71:419-25 pubmed publisher
    b>Cryotherapy is used in the early treatment of acute injuries (sprains, strains, fractures) yet only a few papers discuss the possible influence of whole-body cryostimulation on inflammation mechanisms or immunology...
  24. John H, Mahaffey P. Laser ablation and cryotherapy of melanoma metastases. J Surg Oncol. 2014;109:296-300 pubmed publisher
    Both laser therapy and cryotherapy have been used with good results in the ablation of cutaneous melanoma metastases. There is less literature evidence in support of cryotherapy...
  25. Guilhem G, Hug F, Couturier A, Regnault S, Bournat L, Filliard J, et al. Effects of air-pulsed cryotherapy on neuromuscular recovery subsequent to exercise-induced muscle damage. Am J Sports Med. 2013;41:1942-51 pubmed publisher
    ..This randomized controlled trial aimed to determine the effects of a new treatment, localized air-pulsed cryotherapy (-30°C), on the recovery time-course of neuromuscular function following a strenuous eccentric exercise...
  26. Seifert J, Springer A, Baier P, Junginger T. Liver resection or cryotherapy for colorectal liver metastases: a prospective case control study. Int J Colorectal Dis. 2005;20:507-20 pubmed
    ..to compare morbidity and mortality, as well as the recurrence pattern and survival after liver resection and cryotherapy (alone or in combination with resection) for liver metastases...
  27. Takaya K, Suzuki Y, Nakazawa M. Four cases of hypotony maculopathy caused by traumatic cyclodialysis and treated by vitrectomy, cryotherapy, and gas tamponade. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2006;244:855-8 pubmed
    ..06 to 1.2, with IOP ranging from 9.0 to 14.7 mmHg (mean 12.2 mmHg). Based on our results, we consider that the present combined therapy is highly reliable for closing and adhering traumatic cyclodialysis and normalizing hypotony. ..
  28. Cholewka A, Stanek A, Sieron A, Drzazga Z. Thermography study of skin response due to whole-body cryotherapy. Skin Res Technol. 2012;18:180-7 pubmed publisher
    ..used to study the influence of body mass index (BMI) on the lowering of skin temperature caused by whole-body cryotherapy. The study was performed using the Thermovision Camera AGEMA Type 470 and A40...
  29. Lubkowska A, Szyguła Z. Changes in blood pressure with compensatory heart rate decrease and in the level of aerobic capacity in response to repeated whole-body cryostimulation in normotensive, young and physically active men. Int J Occup Med Environ Health. 2010;23:367-75 pubmed publisher
    ..Due to the increase in systolic blood pressure after WBC, this kind of physiotherapy treatment is not recommended for people with advanced or not pharmacologically controlled hypertension. ..
  30. Chumworathayi B, Blumenthal P, Limpaphayom K, Kamsa Ard S, Wongsena M, Supaatakorn P. Effect of single-visit VIA and cryotherapy cervical cancer prevention program in Roi Et, Thailand: a preliminary report. J Obstet Gynaecol Res. 2010;36:79-85 pubmed publisher
    To assess the effect of introducing visual inspection with acetic acid and cryotherapy on cervical cancer incidence rates in Roi Et province over time, between 1997 and 2006, and compare this with two nearby provinces...
  31. Melnyk M, Faist M, Claes L, Friemert B. Therapeutic cooling: no effect on hamstring reflexes and knee stability. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2006;38:1329-34 pubmed
    ..As neuromuscular coupling was not significantly affected, the cold therapy, as performed in the present study, is not likely to increase the risk of knee injury. ..
  32. Balkrishnan R, Cayce K, Kulkarni A, Orsagh T, Gallagher J, Richmond D, et al. Predictors of treatment choices and associated outcomes in actinic keratoses: results from a national physician survey study. J Dermatolog Treat. 2006;17:162-6 pubmed
    ..05) were less likely to have a complete treatment success. This study identifies several patient and physician factors associated with treatment preference and related outcomes in patients being treated for AK. ..
  33. Salmanpour R, Razmavar M, Abtahi N. Comparison of intralesional meglumine antimoniate, cryotherapy and their combination in the treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis. Int J Dermatol. 2006;45:1115-6 pubmed
  34. Collins N. Is ice right? Does cryotherapy improve outcome for acute soft tissue injury?. Emerg Med J. 2008;25:65-8 pubmed publisher
    The use of ice or cryotherapy in the management of acute soft tissue injuries is widely accepted and widely practised...
  35. Tan J, Thomas D, Poulin Y, Maddin F, Tang J. Efficacy of imiquimod as an adjunct to cryotherapy for actinic keratoses. J Cutan Med Surg. 2007;11:195-201 pubmed
    b>Cryotherapy is the standard of care for clinically apparent (target) actinic keratoses (AKs). Topical imiquimod may reduce initially inapparent or subclinical AKs...
  36. Hundeiker M, Sebastian G, Bassukas I, Ernst K, Hölzle E. [Cryotherapy in dermatology]. J Dtsch Dermatol Ges. 2005;3:1009-15 pubmed
  37. Papez A, Al Ahdab M, Dick M, Fischbach P. Transcatheter cryotherapy for the treatment of supraventricular tachyarrhythmias in children: a single center experience. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2006;15:191-6 pubmed
    Transcatheter cryotherapy is an emerging technology for the treatment of children with supraventricular tachyarrhythmias. Limited data exist regarding the use of cryoablation therapy in children...
  38. Sellwood K, Brukner P, Williams D, Nicol A, Hinman R. Ice-water immersion and delayed-onset muscle soreness: a randomised controlled trial. Br J Sports Med. 2007;41:392-7 pubmed
    ..009). The protocol of ice-water immersion used in this study was ineffectual in minimising markers of DOMS in untrained individuals. This study challenges the wide use of this intervention as a recovery strategy by athletes. ..
  39. Laureano Filho J, de Oliveira e Silva E, Batista C, Gouveia F. The influence of cryotherapy on reduction of swelling, pain and trismus after third-molar extraction: a preliminary study. J Am Dent Assoc. 2005;136:774-8; quiz 807 pubmed
    ..The authors conducted a study to evaluate the effectiveness of cryotherapy, the therapeutic use of cold, in reducing undesirable consequences after surgery...
  40. Knobloch K, Grasemann R, Spies M, Vogt P. Midportion achilles tendon microcirculation after intermittent combined cryotherapy and compression compared with cryotherapy alone: a randomized trial. Am J Sports Med. 2008;36:2128-38 pubmed publisher
    The effect of combined cryotherapy/compression versus cryotherapy alone on the Achilles tendon is undetermined...
  41. Rice D, McNair P, Dalbeth N. Effects of cryotherapy on arthrogenic muscle inhibition using an experimental model of knee swelling. Arthritis Rheum. 2009;61:78-83 pubmed publisher
    ..This laboratory-based study examined the efficacy of cryotherapy in reducing quadriceps AMI caused by intraarticular swelling...
  42. Chintamani -, Tandon M, Khandelwal R. 'Frozen finger' in anal fissures. Trop Doct. 2009;39:225-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Frozen finger, prepared using a water-filled ordinary rubber glove, was successfully used in one hundred patients, thus providing a cost-effective and simple solution to the problem. ..
  43. Lee H, Natsui H, Akimoto T, Yanagi K, Ohshima N, Kono I. Effects of cryotherapy after contusion using real-time intravital microscopy. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2005;37:1093-8 pubmed
    ..Our results suggest that local tissue cooling, similar to cryotherapy, improves edema and inflammatory reaction, and may be useful for reducing inflammatory response without ..
  44. Finley D, Pouliot F, Miller D, Belldegrun A. Primary and salvage cryotherapy for prostate cancer. Urol Clin North Am. 2010;37:67-82, Table of Contents pubmed publisher
    b>Cryotherapy is a technique to ablate tissue by local induction of extremely cold temperatures...
  45. MacAllister W, Krupp L. Multiple sclerosis-related fatigue. Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am. 2005;16:483-502 pubmed
    ..The first-line agents include amantadine for mild fatigue and modafinil for more severe cases. Second-line agents include pemoline and antidepressant medications. Other pharmacologic agents have also shown some promise. ..
  46. Smolander J, Westerlund T, Uusitalo A, Dugue B, Oksa J, Mikkelsson M. Lung function after acute and repeated exposures to extremely cold air (-110 degrees C) during whole-body cryotherapy. Clin Physiol Funct Imaging. 2006;26:232-4 pubmed
    Whole-body cryotherapy (WBC) is one mode of cold therapy, during which rheumatic patients are exposed to very cold air (-110 degrees C) in minimal clothing. It is also proposed to have a bronchodilatory effect...
  47. Raziee M, Balighi K, Shabanzadeh Dehkordi H, Robati R. Efficacy and safety of cryotherapy vs. trichloroacetic acid in the treatment of solar lentigo. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2008;22:316-9 pubmed
    ..Although the newer photoselective lasers have become the mainstay of treatment, cryotherapy and trichloroacetic acid (TCA) solution are inexpensive alternatives in the treatment of solar lentigines...
  48. Mosleh I, Geith E, Natsheh L, Schonian G, Abotteen N, Kharabsheh S. Efficacy of a weekly cryotherapy regimen to treat Leishmania major cutaneous leishmaniasis. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2008;58:617-24 pubmed publisher
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of a weekly cryotherapy regimen in patients with confirmed Leishmania major infection...
  49. Lubkowska A, Szygula Z, Klimek A, Torii M. Do sessions of cryostimulation have influence on white blood cell count, level of IL6 and total oxidative and antioxidative status in healthy men?. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2010;109:67-72 pubmed publisher
    ..On the contrary the TAS level decreased significant after the treatment. It was concluded that repeated expositions to extremely low temperatures use in cryostimulation have mobilization effect on immunological system. ..
  50. Klimek A, Lubkowska A, Szyguła Z, Chudecka M, Fraczek B. Influence of the ten sessions of the whole body cryostimulation on aerobic and anaerobic capacity. Int J Occup Med Environ Health. 2010;23:181-9 pubmed publisher
    ..1 to 11.9 W x kg(-1); P < 0.05), but not in females. It can be concluded that whole body cryostimulation can be beneficial, at least in males, for increasing anaerobic capacity in sport disciplines involving speed and strength. ..
  51. Leal Junior E, de Godoi V, Mancalossi J, Rossi R, De Marchi T, Parente M, et al. Comparison between cold water immersion therapy (CWIT) and light emitting diode therapy (LEDT) in short-term skeletal muscle recovery after high-intensity exercise in athletes--preliminary results. Lasers Med Sci. 2011;26:493-501 pubmed publisher
    ..This suggests that LEDT has better potential than 5 min of CWIT for improving short-term post-exercise recovery. ..
  52. Fraunfelder F. Liquid nitrogen cryotherapy of advancing wavelike epitheliopathy. Cornea. 2006;25:196-8 pubmed
    To describe a method for treating advancing wavelike epitheliopathy (AWE) with liquid nitrogen cryotherapy spray. A Brymill liquid nitrogen cryotherapy canister with a "D" tip was used to freeze AWE in 5 cases in 4 patients...
  53. Ahmad F, Gravante G, Bhardwaj N, Strickland A, Basit R, West K, et al. Renal effects of microwave ablation compared with radiofrequency, cryotherapy and surgical resection at different volumes of the liver treated. Liver Int. 2010;30:1305-14 pubmed publisher
    Renal changes after microwave tissue ablation (MTA) were compared with those following hepatic resection, cryotherapy (CRYO), and radiofrequency ablation (RFA)...