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  • Briefs: International Congress of Cryosurgery in Beijing in 2005

    International Congress of Cryosurgery in Beijing in 2005 On September 12, 2003 the International Society of Cryosurgery (ISC) and the European Society of Cryosurgery (ESC) decided to merge into one society called the International Society of...

    • Publication date : 2004/04/28
  • Cryotherapy state-of-the-art and challenges in Poland

    In a presentation entitled Cryotherapy State-of-the-art and Challenges in Poland, Dr M. Chorowski covers many aspects of cryotherapy and cryosurgery in Poland.

    • Publication date : 2012/12/18
  • A review of cryoablation for cancer treatment

    According to a review article, “cryoablation is a well-established therapeutic regime for the treatment of numerous cancers.” Often thought of as a simple ablative process, it is now seen as “a sophisticated, combinatorial therapy involving a...

    • Publication date : 2014/09/07
  • Biological effects of low temperature

    In the past couple of decades, the use of cryosurgery for the treatment of tumours, i.e. destroying abnormal lesions while protecting surrounding tissues, has spread. The biological effects of cryosurgery can be divided into 2 types: early/direct...

    • Publication date : 2005/06/14
  • Report on "Cryogen-Expo" 2004, Moscow

    The 3rd International Specialized Trade Fair "Cryogen-Expo", was held in Moscow on November 16-19, 2004. The main purpose of this successful event was to demonstrate and promote the achievements of cryogenic engineering and applied technologies in...

    • Publication date : 2004/12/22
  • Modern cryosurgical techniques and devices

    Since the 80’s, device miniaturization makes it possible to introduce endoscopic cryoprobes through natural channels (bronchia, urethra…) without requiring traditional surgery.

    • Publication date : 2014/03/11
  • Honey is an efficient natural cryoprotectant in fertility preservation

    While several review articles point to the need for new, effective and less toxic cryoprotectants, honey has proven to be an effective non-penetrating...

    • Publication date : 2022/03/31
    • Subjects: Technology
  • Cryoablation for breast cancer treatment

    According to IceCure Medical, a doctor working under a research protocol at Kameda Medical Centre, Japan, has treated 58 breast cancer patients with cryoablation over the last six years. As of now, none of the patients have suffered from a tumour...

    • Publication date : 2013/09/18
  • Hypothermia and head injury: a new study

    According to certain researchers, hypothermia should not be used to treat traumatic brain injuries.

    • Publication date : 2015/11/01
  • Cryoablation benefits

    Cryoablation involving freezing balloon technology is claimed to enable highly precise targeting of the tissues to be destroyed without damaging the surrounding tissues.

    • Publication date : 2012/04/18
  • Wales to launches its own deep freeze ahead of the Six Nations Championship

    Wales is to build a cryotherapy chamber at its rugby training base near Cardiff in time for next year’s Six Nations Championship.

    • Publication date : 2013/01/28
  • Cryotherapy benefits

    - Insep, the French institute dealing with sport, expertise and performance (Institut national du sport, de l’expertise et de la performance) is using cryotherapy on a large scale. Athletes in bathing costumes don gloves, slippers and a...

    • Publication date : 2011/06/20
  • Cooling to heal

    Therapeutic hypothermia cools the body of patients who have suffered brain damage to a moderate temperature (between 32°C and 34°C) in order to slow the deterioration process.

    • Publication date : 2014/11/24
  • Cryopreservation techniques in reproductive medicine: improving cell survival after warming

    A recent literature review presents the technical progress in cryopreservation techniques. The vitrification concept is presented as crucial to ensure cell survival after cryopreservation. 

    • Publication date : 2020/11/27
  • Infants with brain damage benefit from cooling

    Doctors at the UC Davis Medical Center have been using a cooling technique to help children born with brain damage. Instead of being placed in blankets after birth, the infants are being cooled in order to prevent further brain damage from occurring.

    • Publication date : 2012/07/31