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Extracorporeal high intensity focused ultrasound for renal tumours: a 3-year follow-up.

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OBJECTIVE: To determine whether primary extracorporeal high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) is safe, feasible and effective for managing small renal tumours. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Although surgery currently remains the standard treatment for localized renal cell carcinoma (RCC), the increasing incidence of small renal cancers has led to a shift towards nephron-sparing surgery, with associated morbidity in 20-25% of cases, and minimally invasive ablative therapies present an alternative m...

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Ritchie, RW More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, Continuing Education
Phillips, R More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
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Journal:
BJU international
Volume:
106
Issue:
7
Pages:
1004-1009
Publication date:
2010-10-05
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EISSN:
1464-410X
ISSN:
1464-4096
URN:
uuid:a89e74f0-e0f2-43c5-99c9-3c6e452fee8b
Source identifiers:
198720
Local pid:
pubs:198720

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