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TitleCryotherapy in Chest Medicine [electronic resource] / edited by Jean-Paul Homasson, Nicholas Bell
ImprintParis : Springer Paris, 1992
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Descript XIII, 114 p. online resource


Cryosurgery is a method of therapy that uses treatment could be viewed easily and at frequent freezing temperatures to achieve specific effects intervals. Though endoscopic cryosurgical techยญ on tissues. Depending upon the technique of niques were used for the treatment of prostatic treatment, the tissue response varies from an inยญ disease and of laryngeal disease, the restricted flammatory reaction, which is associated with a visualization of the lesion, as well as some limiยญ minor freezing injury, to the destructive effect tations in apparatus, precluded continued deยญ which is characteristic of severe freezing injury. velopment at that time. In the following years, some early uses of Cryosurgical treatments require the use of special apparatus cooled by cryogenic agents to produce cryosurgery have fallen into disfavor, mostly beยญ the freezing temperatures necessary in the tissues. cause of effective competing methods of theraยญ As with any other method of therapy, the physiยญ py, but other uses of cryosurgery have become cian must place emphasis on the selection of apยญ part of standard medical practice, as demonstratยญ propriate patients, on the careful determination ed by incorporation into textbooks of surgery and its specialities. Today, the commonly accepted of the nature and extent of disease, and on preยญ cise cryosurgical technique in order to achieve uses of cryosurgery are for the treatment of many types of skin disease, including cancer, for the good results


History of cryosurgery -- The process of freezing and the mechanism of damage during cryosurgery -- Freezing of cells in suspension -- Freezing of tissue -- An analytical study of the process of freezing in the lung -- Future research -- References -- The cryogens -- CFCโ{128}{153}s -- Carbon dioxide -- Liquid nitrogen and nitrous oxide -- Nitrous oxide -- References -- Monitoring techniques -- Thermal methods -- Volumetric methods -- Electrical methods -- References -- History of tracheo-bronchial cryotherapy -- Experimental studies -- Endobronchial cryosurgery in man -- Synthesis -- Progress -- References -- Tracheo-bronchial endoscopic cryotherapy -- Material -- Method -- References -- Tracheo-bronchial cryotherapy โ{128}{148} Indications and results -- Indications -- Results -- References -- Histopathology -- Experimental findings using the cryomicroscope -- Cryotherapy and bronchus -- References -- Technical failures or short-comings of the equipment -- Contraindications -- Complications -- Technical failures or weaknesses in the equipment -- References -- Other endoscopic interventions -- Forceps -- Endobronchial electrocautery -- Laser -- Brachytherapy -- Conclusion -- References -- Cryotherapy and other treatments -- Cryotherapy and forceps -- Cryotherapy and laser -- Cryotherapy and chemotherapy -- References -- Cryotherapy โ{128}{148} Radiotherapy -- Personal experimental studies -- Material and method -- Results -- Discussion -- Association of cryotherapy and high dose rate endobrachytherapy -- References -- Cryotherapy of carcinoma in situ and microinvasive carcinomas -- Histopathology -- Clinical observations -- Therapy -- Medium term results -- Discussion -- Conclusion -- References -- Pleural and lung cryobiopsies during thoracoscopy -- Material -- Method -- Results -- Histopathological findings -- Discussion -- Conclusion -- References -- Cryoanalgesia for control of post thoracotomy pain -- Cryo-effect -- Technique of freezing and positioning of chest tube -- Indications for cryoanalgesia -- Effectiveness of physiotherapy after cryoanalgesia -- Results and comment -- References -- Pulmonary cryosurgery -- Cryosurgical procedure -- Results -- Conclusion

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