5. Radiofrequency Ablation

  1. Hashim Uddin Ahmed MRCS, BM, BCh(Oxon), BA(Hons)4,
  2. Manit Arya FRCS, FRCS(Urol)5,
  3. Peter T. Scardino MD6 and
  4. Mark Emberton FRCS(Urol), FRCS(Eng), MBBS, BSc4
  1. Adam S. Feldman1,
  2. Peter R. Mueller2 and
  3. Scott McDougal3

Published Online: 8 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444329896.ch5

Interventional Techniques in Uro-Oncology

Interventional Techniques in Uro-Oncology

How to Cite

Feldman, A. S., Mueller, P. R. and McDougal, S. (2011) Radiofrequency Ablation, in Interventional Techniques in Uro-Oncology (eds H. Uddin Ahmed, M. Arya, P. T. Scardino and M. Emberton), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444329896.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Division of Surgery and Interventional Science, University College London, University College London Hospitals NHS, Foundation Trust, London, UK

  2. 5

    Laparoscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgery, King's College Hospital, London, UK

  3. 6

    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Urology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

  3. 3

    Department of Urology, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 30 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405192729

Online ISBN: 9781444329896

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Keywords:

  • Radiofrequency ablation;
  • high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU);
  • renal cell carcinoma (RCC);
  • Scientific basis for radiofrequency ablation;
  • Radiofrequency ablation in renal cell carcinoma;
  • Oncologic efficacy - controversies;
  • hematoxylin and eosin (H&E);
  • nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide NADH);
  • Radiofrequency ablation of localized prostate adenocarcinoma

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Scientific basis for radiofrequency ablation

  • Radiofrequency ablation in renal cell carcinoma

  • Radiofrequency ablation of localized prostate adenocarcinoma

  • Conclusion

  • References