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RFA for small renal tumors holds up over long term

Johnson B et al. J Urol. 2018. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2018.08.045

Key clinical point: Radiofrequency ablation of small renal tumors is safe and effective.

Major finding: In 106 patients with small renal masses, disease-free survival was 89% at 6 years post procedure.

Study details: Retrospective cohort study of 106 patients with 112 tumors, followed up to 10 years.

Disclosures: The authors reported no conflicts of interest and no outside sources of funding.

Source: Johnson B et al. J Urol. 2018. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2018.08.045.

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Johnson B et al. J Urol. 2018. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2018.08.045

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