Thermoablation of renal masses: The urologist's perspective

Phillip H. Abbosh, Sam B. Bhayani

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Thermoablation (TA) has become an increasingly popular treatment for small renal masses (SRMs). Although long-term outcomes are not currently reported, TA may have a role in being an alternative to radical or partial nephrectomy. This review gives a broad overview of TA and discusses current controversies in the field.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)361-366
Number of pages6
JournalSeminars in Interventional Radiology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1 2011


  • Ablation
  • interventional radiology
  • renal cell carcinoma
  • renal malignancy
  • thermoablation

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