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Recommendations Report Microwave Ablation and Cryoablation

May 2021
Type of Content: Guidelines & Advice
Interventional Oncology Emerging Technologies Working Group, Interventional Oncology Steering Committee

Guideline Objective

These recommendations look at interventional oncology procedures microwave (MWA) and cryoablation (CA) to determine where these treatment procedures are a suitable alternative to the currently recommended use of radiofrequency ablation (RFA). These recommendations were made by the Interventional Oncology Emerging Technologies Working Group and were endorsed by the Interventional Oncology Steering Committee. These were based on the systematic review of the available evidence, current practice in Ontario, and guidance from other jurisdictions and experts in the field.

Intended Guideline Users

Physicians and Health Care Administrators

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