Location: Faculty hospital Trnava, Slovakia
Featured product: TATO Thermal Ablation Treatments for Oncology
71 years old male polymorbid patient with CT findings of small renal cell carcinoma (13,5x15mm) (picture 1). After multidisciplinary consensus (urologist, anesthesiologist, interventional radiologist) patient was indicated for ablation treatment. Biopsy was not performed due to clear CT image evidence of tumor.
To ensure achievement of complete ablation with good safety margins, Ablation was made with a single 14 gauge 20 centimeters microwave antenna (Tato 2, Biomedical Srl) applying 35 W of energy for 10 minutes (picture 2).
Follow up/ Conclusion
Follow-up imaging (3 months) - dual-phase CT imaging of the abdomen showed no evidence of abnormal contrast enhancement, ablation zone surrounded by fibrous tissue, confirming a complete ablation and no complications.
1 TATOpro antenna , 14 gauge x 20 cm item code TTP1420CDCM
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