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Focal Laser Ablation of Prostate Cancer: An Office Procedure

DOI :

10.3791/61984-v

11:07 min

March 30th, 2021

March 30th, 2021

6,374 Views

1University of California Los Angeles, 2University of Alberta

This article presents and describes an outpatient treatment for prostate cancer using focal laser ablation. Laser catheter placement is guided by MRI-ultrasound fusion imaging in a fashion similar to prostate needle biopsy. Treatment is monitored in real-time with a thermal probe, placed adjacent to the laser fiber.

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