Percutaneous cryoablation of a solitary, soft-tissue metastasis from renal cell carcinoma: a new local minimal invasive curative treatment

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Abstract

Cryoablation is a well-established treatment option, proven to be successful in treating local renal cell carcinoma (RCC). We treated a 67-year-old man in an outpatient setting with late onset of a 25 mm solitary soft-tissue metastasis of from RCC with cryoablation. The treatment was performed under sedation and in local anaesthesia. There were no complications during the procedure. The patient did not experience any adverse effects to the treatment. He was able to resume his normal daily routines the day after his treatment. A follow-up CT scan at 3, 8 and 12 months after treatment reported sufficient cryoablation and no sign of recurrence or other metastases.

Original languageEnglish
Article number227129
JournalBMJ Case Reports
Volume12
Issue number3
Number of pages4
ISSN1757-790X
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 23. Mar 2019

Bibliographical note

This article has been accepted for publication in BMJ Case Reports, 2019 following peer review, and the Version of Record can be accessed online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/10.1136/bcr-2018-227129.
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Keywords

  • Cancer intervention
  • Urological cancer

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