Technical Success, Safety, and Short and Long-term Efficacy for MR-Guided Cryoablation of Prostate Bed Recurrences


Rochester, Minn.

Trial status:

Open for Enrollment

Why is this study being done?

The purpose of this research is to see if MR-guided cryoablation can effectively treat prostate tumor recurrences.

Who is eligible to participate?

Inclusion Criteria: - Patients with "biopsy proven" soft tissue tumor recurrences of prostate fossa - Surgery is not a desirable alternative therapy at the time of enrollment - Radiation therapy has failed or not indicated or can be safely postponed - Tumor size is < 5 cm at its largest diameter - Tumor does not encompass the rectal wall or external urethral sphincter - Performance status is ECOG 2 or better in adults - Patient is able to undergo MRI Exclusion Criteria: - Patients with pacemaker or defibrillator

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