Third-generation cryosurgery for prostate cancer patient with a penile prosthesis

Myung Ki Kim, Jun Cheon, Hyung Jin Kim

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Abstract

Treatment options for clinically localized prostate cancer include surgical extirpation, radiation therapy (external beam radiation therapy and/or brachytherapy), or watchful waiting. Cryosurgery has recently re-emerged as a developing technology and as a minimally invasive treatment option. There may be technical difficulties in placing cryoprobes in patient with a penile prosthesis. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report of cryosurgical ablation of the prostate in a prostate cancer patient with a penile prosthesis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)994-996
Number of pages3
JournalKorean Journal of Urology
Volume48
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007 Sep

Keywords

  • Cryotherapy
  • Penile prosthesis
  • Prostate cancer

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology

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