Tumour ablation - image description

The illustration shows a surgeon positioning an ablation probe before performing tumour ablation for kidney cancer. It shows a patient lying face down under surgical drapes. An area of skin, above the left kidney, is exposed on the patient’s back. A surgeon is standing beside the patient. The surgeon’s right hand is holding the ablation probe above the patient’s back, in the kidney area. The surgeon’s left hand is guiding the tip of the ablation probe into the skin on the patient’s back. The surgeon is looking at a screen that will show images to help them guide the tip of the probe to the correct place.