Mechanism of Cellular Damage from Cryosurgery

Chapter

Abstract

The cryosurgery of skin lesions produces physical, chemical, micro-circulatory and immunological events. The fast freezing is more destructive and slow thawing is more lethal. The tissue destruction increases with repetition of the freeze-thaw cycles.

Keywords

Freezing Cryosurgery Crystals Thawing Cell compression 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Clinica del CaféArmeniaColombia

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