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Table 1 Inclusion and exclusion criteria

From: The efficacy and safety of irreversible electroporation for the ablation of renal masses: a prospective, human, in-vivo study protocol

Inclusion criteria Exclusion criteria
Age ≥ 18 years Irreversible bleeding disorders
Solid enhancing mass on cross sectional imaging Inability to stop anticoagulation therapy
Scheduled for open or laparoscopic RN Prev. cryoablation, RFA or PN affected kidney
Signed informed consent Anaesthesia Surgical Assignment (ASA) cat. ≤ IV
  ICD or pacemaker
  Severe cardiovascular disease
  1. Severe cardiovascular disease is defined as the diagnosis of myocardial infarction, uncontrolled angina, significant ventricular arrhythmias, stroke or severe cardiac failure (NYHA class ≥ III) within 6 months prior to inclusion.