cryoablation

The removal of a body part, such as a wart, by freezing. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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cryoablation

A procedure in which tissue is frozen to destroy abnormal cells. Liquid nitrogen or liquid carbon dioxide is used to freeze the tissue. Also called cryosurgery and cryosurgical ablation.
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Cryoablation

Cryoablation is a process that uses extreme cold (cryo) to destroy or damage tissue (ablation). Cryoablation is used in a variety of clinical applications using hollow needles (cryoprobes) through which cooled, thermally conductive, fluids are circulated. Cryoprobes are inserted into or placed adjacent to tissue which is determined to be diseased ...
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