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Rev Urol. 2002;4 Suppl 2:S24-9.

Salvage cryosurgery-how I do it.

Abstract

Prostate cryosurgery has advanced over the last decade, and is now recognized as a treatment option for patients who have failed radiotherapy. Appropriate patient selection is imperative for successful salvage. Because the treatment is a local therapy, the recurrent cancer must be confined to the prostate and its immediate area, and up to half of patients who undergo salvage cryotherapy may eventually fail treatment because of occult synchronous metastases. Yet some patients with poor prognosticators may still benefit from salvage treatment.

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