IceEdge 2.4 Needle Brief Summary
Indications, Safety and Warnings
IceEdge 2.4 Cryoablation Needles are intended for cryoablative destruction of tissue during surgical procedures. The IceEdge 2.4 Needles, used with a Galil Medical Cryoablation System, are indicated for use as a cryosurgical tool in the fields of general surgery, dermatology, neurology (including cryoanalgesia), thoracic surgery (with the exception of cardiac tissue), ENT, gynecology, oncology, proctology and urology. Galil Medical Cryoablation Systems are designed to destroy tissue (including prostate and kidney tissue, liver metastases, tumors and skin lesions) by the application of extremely cold temperatures. A full list of specific indications can be found in the respective Galil Medical Cryoablation System User Manuals.
There are no known contraindications specific to the use of an IceEdge 2.4 Cryoablation Needle.
POTENTIAL ADVERSE EVENTS
There are no known adverse events related to the specific use of the Cryoablation Needles. There are, however, potential adverse events associated with any surgical procedure. Potential adverse events which may be associated with the use of cryoablation may be organ specific or general and may include, but are not limited to abscess, adjacent organ injury, allergic/anaphylactoid reaction, angina/coronary ischemia, arrhythmia, atelectasis, bladder neck contracture, bladder spasms, bleeding/hemorrhage, creation of false urethral passage, creatinine elevation, cystitis, diarrhea, death, delayed/non healing, disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC), deep vein thrombosis (DVT), ecchymosis, edema/swelling, ejaculatory dysfunction, erectile dysfunction (organic impotence), fever, fistula, genitourinary perforation, glomerular filtration rate elevation, hematoma, hematuria, hypertension, hypotension, hypothermia, idiosyncratic reaction, ileus, impotence, infection, injection site reaction, myocardial infarction, nausea, neuropathy, obstruction, organ failure, pain, pelvic pain, pelvic vein thrombosis, penile tingling/numbness, perirenal fluid collection, pleural effusion, pneumothorax, probe site paresthesia, prolonged chest tube drainage, prolonged intubation, pulmonary embolism, pulmonary insufficiency / failure, rectal pain, renal artery/renal vein injury, renal capsule fracture, renal failure, renal hemorrhage, renal infarct, renal obstruction, renal vein thrombosis, rectourethral fistula, scrotal edema, sepsis, skin burn/frostbite, stricture of the collection system or ureters, stroke, thrombosis/thrombus/embolism, transient ischemic attack, tumor seeding, UPJ obstruction/injury, urethral sloughing, urethral stricture, urinary fistula, urinary frequency/urgency, urinary incontinence, urinary leak, urinary renal leakage, urinary retention/ oliguria, urinary tract infection, vagal reaction, voiding complication including irritative voiding symptoms, vomiting, wound complication, and wound infection.