MRI offers improved visualization during renal cryo

December 1, 2003

Jackson, MS-Magnetic resonance imaging offers a far better picture of both tumors and a growing ice ball, and these factors may contribute to the success seen in the University of Mississippi's percutaneous cryoablation procedure in treating renal cell carcinoma, according to W. Bruce Shingleton, MD, formerly at the University of Mississippi and currently associate professor of surgery and radiology, division of urologic surgery, University of Louisville (KY) School of Medicine.