Destruction of the prostate gland by freezing, utilizing a specially designed cryoprobe.
[cryo- + L. prostata, prostate, + G. ektomē, excision]
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The company is once again aggressively pursuing the market for cryoprostatectomy that has shown a dramatic increase with the recent positive changes in reimbursement.
The HCFA definition of crysurgery of the prostate gland includes cryoablation of prostate, cryoprostatectomy of prostate, and radical cryosurgical ablation of prostate according to the memorandum.