cryosurgery

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the use of extreme cold (usually liquid nitrogen) to destroy unwanted tissue (warts or cataracts or skin cancers)

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The use of temperature monitoring during cryosurgery of the prostate allows the cryosurgeon a higher level of control over the freezing process.
Our sales team continued to increase both usage with our established base of physicians and increase adoption by training 152 new cryosurgeons during the year.
Sewell, one of the world's leading cryosurgeons, can simultaneously view MRI images of patients in Japan that are receiving cryosurgery.
We were successful on both counts -- driving increased utilization within our base and adding 136 newly trained cryosurgeons during the year.
NASDAQ:CLZR) has received notification through the Society of Urological Cryosurgeons that Medicare of Transamerica Life -- the Medicare administrators for Southern California -- will begin reimbursement for the use of cryosurgery in the treatment of prostate disease, the company announced today.