Rakhee H Goel

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PURPOSE We evaluated the prognosis, risk factors and relevance of the primary-free interval in a large cohort with metachronous bilateral renal cell carcinoma. MATERIALS AND METHODS We studied 120 patients with metachronous, bilateral renal cell carcinoma who were treated at 12 international academic centers. Logistic regression was performed to evaluate(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the prognostic role of tumour size in pathological stage T3a renal cell carcinoma (RCC) with fat invasion only and to assess whether this subgroup maintains its relevance over the other pathological stages. METHODS We retrospectively studied 2113 patients from eight international institutions who were treated by surgical resection(More)
PURPOSE The current tumor classification for renal cell carcinoma classifies pT2 tumors as larger than 7 cm in greatest dimension and limited to the kidney. We examined the current pT2 tumor classification of renal cell carcinoma and determined whether a tumor size cutoff exists that would improve prognostic accuracy. MATERIALS AND METHODS We studied 706(More)
Acute urinary tract disorders often manifest as flank pain and are a common complaint of patients who present to the emergency department. The pain is often a vague, poorly localized sensation that may have a variety of causes. Laboratory and clinical findings, such as hematuria, are neither sensitive nor specific for determining the cause of the flank(More)
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