Tag: cryoablation

gallbladder

Gallbladder cryoablation “promising” minimally invasive cholecystitis treatment in high-risk patients

A first-in-human trial finds that gallbladder cryoablation to be a promising alternative to long-term cholecystostomy tube drainage for the treatment of cholecystitis in non-operative...
cryoablation

Adding cryoablation to sorafenib improves the efficacy of renal cell carcinoma...

Cryoablation increases the clinical efficacy of treatment with the oral multi-target antitumour drug sorafenib for advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC), a new study published...
cryoablation

Cryoablation shows promise in treating low-risk breast cancers

Cryoablation shows early indications of effectiveness in treating women with low-risk breast cancers, according to research presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological...
ICEfx

ICEfx cryoablation system launches globally at CIRSE 2018

BTG has announced the global launch of its ICEfx cryoablation system. This is an evolution of the existing Visual ICE system, and according to...

Cryovagotomy may help ignite weight loss

Cryoablation of the posterior vagal trunk, the nerve carrying hunger signals to the brain, may help patients with mild-to-moderate obesity lose weight, according to...
Roberto Iezzi

Future directions for ablation in interventional oncology

The notion of locally destroying a cancer percutaneously with minimal morbidity and mortality has become accepted as part of the modern armamentarium for treating...
paediatric

Initial experience suggests cryoablation effective in treatment of benign soft tissue...

“There is little experience with the use of cryoablation in children. Our aim was to evaluate the feasibility of cryoablation for benign soft tissue...

New study uses cryoablation to target vagus nerve and obesity

A new study is underway at Emory Healthcare, Atlanta, USA, to evaluate the use of cryoablation to treat mild to moderate obesity. The clinical trial,...

Cryoablation allows safe and effective local control of breast cancer

“Cryoablation of metastatic breast cancer is a safe and effective method that allows local control of the disease,” Claudio Pusceddu told delegates at the...

SOLSTICE preliminary data show cryoablation has “acceptable safety profile” in treatment...

The SOLSTICE clinical study constitutes the largest multicentre, prospective study focused on the clinical use and effectiveness of cryotherapies for patients with primary cancer...