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1. Cryotherapy for liver metastases. (PubMed)

Cryotherapy for liver metastases. The liver is affected by two of the most common groups of malignant tumours: primary liver tumours and liver metastases from colorectal carcinoma. Liver metastases are significantly more common than primary liver cancer and long-term survival rates reported for patients after radical surgical treatment is approximately 50%. However, R0 resection (resection for cure) is not feasible in the majority of patients. Cryotherapy is performed with the use of an image (...) -guided cryoprobe which delivers liquid nitrogen or argon gas to the tumour tissue. The subsequent process of freezing is associated with formation of ice crystals, which directly damage exposed tissue, including cancer cells.To assess the beneficial and harmful effects of cryotherapy compared with no intervention, other ablation methods, or systemic treatments in people with liver metastases.We searched The Cochrane Hepato-Biliary Group Controlled Trials Register, Cochrane Central Register

2019 Cochrane

2. Cryotherapy for Prostate Cancer: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Cryotherapy for Prostate Cancer: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines Cryotherapy for Prostate Cancer: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Cryotherapy for Prostate Cancer: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines Cryotherapy for Prostate Cancer: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines Last updated: October 3, 2019 Project Number: RA1062-000 Product Line: Research Type: Devices and Systems Report Type: Reference List Result type: Report Question What (...) is the clinical effectiveness of cryotherapy for early-stage or screen-detected prostate cancer? What are the evidence-based guidelines on the use of cryotherapy for prostate cancer? Key Message Four systematic reviews (including one systematic review with meta-analysis) were identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of cryotherapy for early-stage or screen-detected prostate cancer. In addition, five evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding the use of cryotherapy for prostate cancer. Files

2019 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review

3. Primary cryotherapy for localised or locally advanced prostate cancer. (PubMed)

Primary cryotherapy for localised or locally advanced prostate cancer. Traditionally, radical prostatectomy and radiotherapy with or without androgen deprivation therapy have been the main treatment options to attempt to cure men with localised or locally advanced prostate cancer. Cryotherapy is an alternative option for treatment of prostate cancer that involves freezing of the whole prostate (whole gland therapy) or only the cancer (focal therapy), but it is unclear how effective (...) this is in comparison to other treatments.To assess the effects of cryotherapy (whole gland or focal) compared with other interventions for primary treatment of clinically localised (cT1-T2) or locally-advanced (cT3) non-metastatic prostate cancer.We updated a previously published Cochrane Review by performing a comprehensive search of multiple databases (CENTRAL, MEDLINE, EMBASE), clinical trial registries (ClinicalTrials.gov, World Health Organization International Clinical Trials Registry Platform) and a grey

2018 Cochrane

4. Cryotherapy plus oral zinc sulfate versus cryotherapy plus placebo to treat common warts: A double blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial (PubMed)

Cryotherapy plus oral zinc sulfate versus cryotherapy plus placebo to treat common warts: A double blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial Cutaneous warts are caused by a small group of specific types of human papillomaviruses. Cryotherapy is a highly effective treatment for patients with viral warts; however, it is a painful method and usually requires several treatment sessions. Zinc is a trace element with many proven effects on the immune system.Our aim was to assess the efficacy (...) and safety of oral zinc sulfate in the treatment and recurrence rate of common warts.Eighty-three patients with common warts participated in this double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial. In both groups, three sessions of liquid nitrogen cryotherapy were performed for up to 2 months with 3-week intervals. The treatment group (n = 45) received oral zinc sulfate capsules in a dose of 10 mg/kg per day up to 600 mg day. The control group (n = 38) was provided with placebo of similar appearance

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2017 International journal of women's dermatology

5. Manual Therapy With Cryotherapy Versus Kinesiotherapy With Cryotherapy for Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Controlled Trial. (PubMed)

Manual Therapy With Cryotherapy Versus Kinesiotherapy With Cryotherapy for Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Manual therapy and kinesiotherapy are used for knee osteoarthritis (OA). Yet, a clear evidence of the effects of manual therapy versus kinesiotherapy on knee OA is limited. The addition of cryotherapy to manual therapy or to kinesiotherapy may enhance the health benefits in patients with knee OA.The study intended to evaluate the efficacy of manual therapy combined (...) with cryotherapy versus kinesiotherapy combined with cryotherapy for patients with knee OA.The research team designed a randomized, controlled trial.The study occurred in the Physiotherapy Outpatient Department of the Regional Hospital (Sandomierz, Poland).The participants were 128 females and males with knee OA, aged 40 to 80 y, who were patients in the department at the hospital.The participants were randomly assigned to an intervention group that received manual therapy combined with cryotherapy, the MT-C

2019 Alternative Therapies in Health & Medicine

6. Prevention of Oral Mucositis After Using Chamomile Oral Cryotherapy Versus Oral Cryotherapy in Pediatric Cancer Patients Receiving Chemotherapy.

Prevention of Oral Mucositis After Using Chamomile Oral Cryotherapy Versus Oral Cryotherapy in Pediatric Cancer Patients Receiving Chemotherapy. Prevention of Oral Mucositis After Using Chamomile Oral Cryotherapy Versus Oral Cryotherapy in Pediatric Cancer Patients Receiving Chemotherapy. - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov Hide glossary Glossary Study record managers: refer to the if submitting registration or results information. Search for terms x × Study Record Detail Saved Studies Save (...) this study Warning You have reached the maximum number of saved studies (100). Please remove one or more studies before adding more. Prevention of Oral Mucositis After Using Chamomile Oral Cryotherapy Versus Oral Cryotherapy in Pediatric Cancer Patients Receiving Chemotherapy. The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. of clinical studies and talk to your

2018 Clinical Trials

7. Cryotherapy Reduces Muscle Spasticity But Does Not Affect Proprioception in Ischemic Stroke: A Randomized Sham-Controlled Crossover Study. (PubMed)

Cryotherapy Reduces Muscle Spasticity But Does Not Affect Proprioception in Ischemic Stroke: A Randomized Sham-Controlled Crossover Study. The aim of the study was to evaluate the immediate effects of cryotherapy (using an ice pack) on ankle joint position sense and the degree of spasticity after chronic hemiparetic stroke.We used a sham-controlled crossover design. Sixteen chronic hemiparetic patients were randomly assigned to two groups: (1) those who received cryotherapy followed (...) by a control intervention 15 days later (cryotherapy group) and (2) those who received the control intervention followed by cryotherapy 15 days later (control intervention group). Ankle joint position sense was measured on the paretic side using a Biodex Multi-joint System 3 dynamometer before and after 20 mins of either application on the calf muscles. Lower absolute error scores were calculated for data analyses and were used to determine joint position sense. The degree of spasticity of the plantar

2019 American journal of physical medicine & rehabilitation

8. Efficacy of cryotherapy plus topical Juniperus excelsa M. Bieb cream versus cryotherapy plus placebo in the treatment of Old World cutaneous leishmaniasis: A triple-blind randomized controlled clinical trial (PubMed)

Efficacy of cryotherapy plus topical Juniperus excelsa M. Bieb cream versus cryotherapy plus placebo in the treatment of Old World cutaneous leishmaniasis: A triple-blind randomized controlled clinical trial Cutaneous leishmaniasis is one of the highly prevalent endemic diseases in the Middle East and North Africa. Many treatment modalities have been recommended for this condition but success rates remain limited. Herbal remedies have also been used for treatment but evidence-based clinical (...) trials with these products are sparse. In-vitro and in-vivo studies have shown the anti-leishmanial and curative effects of extract of fruits and leaves of Juniperus excelsa (J. excelsa). The aim of this study was to determine the efficacy of topical J. excelsa M. Bieb extract as an adjuvant to cryotherapy for the treatment of human CL.This study was designed as a two-arm triple-blind randomized placebo-controlled clinical trial using a parallel design. Seventy-two patients with clinical diagnosis

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2017 PLoS neglected tropical diseases

9. Oral cryotherapy: preventing mouth soreness and ulcers in people having cancer treatments

Oral cryotherapy: preventing mouth soreness and ulcers in people having cancer treatments Oral cryotherapy: preventing mouth soreness and ulcers in people having cancer treatments - Evidently Cochrane Search and hit Go By January 15, 2016 // Oral mucositis is a common side effect of high-dose chemotherapy: can cryotherapy help? It’s a long time since I worked on a children’s cancer ward, but I do remember that sore mouths were a miserable problem for many and that we did several things to help (...) prevent ulceration, including giving the children ice chips to suck. So I was interested to see a brand new Cochrane review investigating whether making the mouth cold (with ice, iced water, ice cream or ice lollies) is effective in preventing ulceration in people having cancer treatments. Properly termed oral cryotherapy, it’s free, it’s simple, it’s natural, but does it work? It would be good to know. It’s not just a sore mouth Oral mucositis is a common side effect of high-dose chemotherapy

2016 Evidently Cochrane

10. Oral Cryotherapy Reduces the Prevalence of Oral Mucositis in Adults Receiving Chemotherapy

Oral Cryotherapy Reduces the Prevalence of Oral Mucositis in Adults Receiving Chemotherapy UTCAT3029, Found CAT view, CRITICALLY APPRAISED TOPICs University: | | ORAL HEALTH EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE PROGRAM View the CAT / Title Oral Cryotherapy Reduces the Prevalence of Oral Mucositis in Adults Receiving Chemotherapy Clinical Question Does oral cryotherapy reduce the prevalence of oral mucositis in adults receiving chemotherapy? Clinical Bottom Line In adult patients undergoing chemotherapy (...) , oral cryotherapy treatment reduces the presence of oral mucositis. Best Evidence (you may view more info by clicking on the PubMed ID link) PubMed ID Author / Year Patient Group Study type (level of evidence) #1) Riley/2015 1280 patients undergoing cancer treatment in 14 RCTs Systematic review of randomized trials Key results Adults receiving chemotherapy treatment along with oral cryotherapy showed a reduction in oral mucositis of any severity when compared to the control of standard care

2016 UTHSCSA Dental School CAT Library

11. Letter to the editor in response to Hopper et al, “Salvage image guided radiation therapy to the prostate after cryotherapy failure” (PubMed)

Letter to the editor in response to Hopper et al, “Salvage image guided radiation therapy to the prostate after cryotherapy failure” 30197945 2018 11 14 2452-1094 3 3 2018 Jul-Sep Advances in radiation oncology Adv Radiat Oncol Letter to the editor in response to Hopper et al, "Salvage image guided radiation therapy to the prostate after cryotherapy failure". 469 10.1016/j.adro.2018.02.002 Holtzman Adam A Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Florida College of Medicine

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2018 Advances in radiation oncology

12. Cryotherapy or gradual reloading exercises in acute presentations of rotator cuff tendinopathy: a randomised controlled trial. (PubMed)

Cryotherapy or gradual reloading exercises in acute presentations of rotator cuff tendinopathy: a randomised controlled trial. Rotator cuff tendinopathies are the most common shoulder disorders. As persistent symptoms lasting more than 3 months have been shown to be a strong indicator of poor outcomes, it is important to have successful interventions in the acute stage. However, there is no evidence yet to guide clinical interventions in an acute pain context. The objective of this study (...) was to compare the short-term effect of a 2-week gradual reloading exercises programme with the use of cryotherapy on symptoms and function for acute rotator cuff tendinopathy.This simple-blind, randomised controlled trial included 44 participants with acute rotator cuff tendinopathy who were randomly allocated to either the exercises or cryotherapy group. Symptoms and functional limitations were evaluated at weeks 0, 2 and 6 using self-reported questionnaires (Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand

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2018 BMJ open sport & exercise medicine

13. Correction: Costs and cost-effectiveness of LEEP versus cryotherapy for treating cervical dysplasia among HIV-positive women in Johannesburg, South Africa. (PubMed)

Correction: Costs and cost-effectiveness of LEEP versus cryotherapy for treating cervical dysplasia among HIV-positive women in Johannesburg, South Africa. [This corrects the article DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0203921.].

2019 PLoS ONE

14. Whole-body cryotherapy (extreme cold air exposure) for preventing and treating muscle soreness after exercise in adults. (PubMed)

Whole-body cryotherapy (extreme cold air exposure) for preventing and treating muscle soreness after exercise in adults. Recovery strategies are often used with the intention of preventing or minimising muscle soreness after exercise. Whole-body cryotherapy, which involves a single or repeated exposure(s) to extremely cold dry air (below -100 °C) in a specialised chamber or cabin for two to four minutes per exposure, is currently being advocated as an effective intervention to reduce muscle (...) soreness after exercise.To assess the effects (benefits and harms) of whole-body cryotherapy (extreme cold air exposure) for preventing and treating muscle soreness after exercise in adults.We searched the Cochrane Bone, Joint and Muscle Trauma Group Specialised Register, the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, the British Nursing Index and the Physiotherapy Evidence Database. We also searched the reference lists of articles, trial registers and conference

2015 Cochrane

15. Interventions for preventing oral mucositis in patients with cancer receiving treatment: oral cryotherapy. (PubMed)

Interventions for preventing oral mucositis in patients with cancer receiving treatment: oral cryotherapy. Oral mucositis is a side effect of chemotherapy, head and neck radiotherapy, and targeted therapy, affecting over 75% of high risk patients. Ulceration can lead to severe pain and difficulty eating and drinking, which may necessitate opioid analgesics, hospitalisation and nasogastric or intravenous nutrition. These complications may lead to interruptions or alterations to cancer therapy (...) , which may reduce survival. There is also a risk of death from sepsis if pathogens enter the ulcers of immunocompromised patients. Ulcerative oral mucositis can be costly to healthcare systems, yet there are few preventive interventions proven to be beneficial. Oral cryotherapy is a low-cost, simple intervention which is unlikely to cause side-effects. It has shown promise in clinical trials and warrants an up-to-date Cochrane review to assess and summarise the international evidence.To assess

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2015 Cochrane

16. Salvage image guided radiation therapy to the prostate after cryotherapy failure (PubMed)

Salvage image guided radiation therapy to the prostate after cryotherapy failure Cryotherapy is an option for the primary treatment of localized prostate cancer, along with radical prostatectomy, external beam radiation therapy, and brachytherapy. Although it is known that local recurrence can occur in >20% of patients treated with primary cryotherapy, unfortunately there is a paucity of data on later salvage treatments. The use of external beam radiation therapy is an attractive option after (...) cryotherapy failure, but there is little data on its efficacy and toxicity. We evaluated the biochemical control and complication rates of salvage dose-escalated image guided intensity modulated radiation therapy (IG-IMRT) after cryotherapy failure.Patients who were treated at our institution from 2005 to 2016 were reviewed for those who underwent cryotherapy as initial treatment followed by salvage IGRT. Patients were treated with dose-escalated IG-IMRT using standard treatment margins of 3 mm posterior

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2017 Advances in radiation oncology

17. The effectiveness of surgical resection compared to curettage with or without cryotherapy on the 2nd and 3rd decade of life patients with diagnosis of odontogenic myxoma: systematic review

The effectiveness of surgical resection compared to curettage with or without cryotherapy on the 2nd and 3rd decade of life patients with diagnosis of odontogenic myxoma: systematic review Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility

2019 PROSPERO

18. Is cryotherapy effective in managing exercise-induced muscle damage?

Is cryotherapy effective in managing exercise-induced muscle damage? Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites. Email salutation

2019 PROSPERO

19. Can intracanal cryotherapy reduce the pain after root canal treatment? A systematic review and meta-analysis of RCTs

Can intracanal cryotherapy reduce the pain after root canal treatment? A systematic review and meta-analysis of RCTs Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated

2019 PROSPERO

20. Compressive cryotherapy versus cryotherapy alone in patients undergoing knee surgery: a meta-analysis. (PubMed)

Compressive cryotherapy versus cryotherapy alone in patients undergoing knee surgery: a meta-analysis. This study aims to conduct a meta-analysis to identify and compare the effectiveness of compressive cryotherapy and cryotherapy alone for patients undergoing knee surgery.Postoperative management is an important guarantee for the success of surgery. Cryotherapy and compression are two common nursing techniques after knee surgery, and are considered to be effective for postoperative clinical (...) symptoms such as local pain and swelling. However, no previous meta-analyses have compared the effectiveness of compressive cryotherapy and cryotherapy alone in patients undergoing knee surgery.A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs).We conducted a search in MEDLINE (via Pubmed, 1990-2014), EMBASE (via Elsevier, 1990-2014), Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (The Cochrane Library, 1990-2014), CINAHL (1990-2014) and China National Knowledge Infrastructure (1990-2014) databases

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2016 SpringerPlus

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