Renal ablation techniques: State of the art

Luke J. Higgins, Kelvin Hong

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OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this article is to describe the indications for and approach to image-guided percutaneous ablation of renal tumors. CONCLUSION. Image-guided ablation techniques have become accepted treatment of patients with small renal tumors, a viable alternative to partial nephrectomy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)735-741
Number of pages7
JournalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 1 2015


  • Cryoablation
  • Immunomodulation
  • Microwave ablation
  • Radiofrequency ablation
  • Renal ablation
  • Renal cell carcinoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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