Cryogenic Equipment in Minimally Invasive Surgery


  • Nikolai A. Chizh Institute for Problems of Cryobiology and Cryomedicine of the National Acadmy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kharkiv



cryogenic equipment, cryodestruction, minimally invasive cryosurgery, liquid nitrogen


In this review we analyzed the technological methods and apparatuses, applied in minimally invasive cryosurgeries. Here, we presented the methods of cooling, the main structural components of modern cryosurgical units and coolants, used in these systems. The article covers the issues, related to the requirements for cryogenic equipment in the process of its designing. Brief technical characteristics of the most known cryosurgical units and the information on the post-application therapeutic efficiency were presented.


Probl Cryobiol Cryomed 2018; 28(3): 200–211

Author Biography

Nikolai A. Chizh, Institute for Problems of Cryobiology and Cryomedicine of the National Acadmy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kharkiv

Department of Experimental Cryomedicine


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How to Cite

Chizh, N. A. (2018). Cryogenic Equipment in Minimally Invasive Surgery. Problems of Cryobiology and Cryomedicine, 28(3), 200–211.