• Medicine
  • Published in Annales d'urologie 2007

[Conservative treatment of upper urinary tract tumours].

  title={[Conservative treatment of upper urinary tract tumours].},
  author={Marc Colombel and M. O. Timsit and Lionel Badet},
  journal={Annales d'urologie},
  volume={41 1},
The conservative management of kidney cancer is widely accepted as a therapeutic option for tumours measuring less than 4 cm or in case of underlying renal disease and solitary kidney. The functional and carcinologic success of this conservative treatment results from a radical resection of the tumour and a careful repair of the collecting system and selective ligature of the vessels. Kidney artery clamping is a key to reach these objectives. The cooling of the kidney preserves from warm… CONTINUE READING