Cryosurgical and Cryoresection Treatment of Prostatic Cancer

  • M. Kralj
Part of the NATO Advanced Science Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 53)


This paper reviews 160 cases of advanced prostatic cancer (category T3 and T4) treated by cryosurgery and cryoresection. In 52 patients cryosurgery only was undertaken, in 20 cases at first cryosurgery and then transurethral resection (TUR) was performed, and in 88 patients TUR was followed by cryosurgery. The last method yielded the best results.


Prostatic Cancer Necrotic Tissue Transurethral Resection Advanced Prostatic Cancer External Sphincter 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Kralj
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  1. 1.Clinical CentreLjubljanaYugoslavia

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