Thermal Ablation With a Loosely Wound Helical Coil for Radiofrequency Treatment of Large Renal and Hepatic Tumors in Patients Undergoing Partial or Total Nephrectomy or Heptectomy
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
RF electrodes can be accurately and safely placed in the desired location
this will be assessed during the surgery and once the tumour is removed and examined
up to 10 days prior to surgery and up to 24 hrs after surgery
Michael Jewett, M.D.
University Health Network, Toronto
Canada: Research Ethics Committee