[Nephron-sparing surgery versus radical nephrectomy in the treatment of renal cell carcinoma up to 7 cm].

@article{Antonelli2007NephronsparingSV,
  title={[Nephron-sparing surgery versus radical nephrectomy in the treatment of renal cell carcinoma up to 7 cm].},
  author={Alessandro Antonelli and Danilo Zani and Alberto Cozzoli and Maria Adalgisa Nicolai and Tiziano Zanotelli and Laura Perucchini and S Cosciano Cunico and Claudio Simeone},
  journal={Urologia},
  year={2007},
  volume={74 3},
  pages={173-9}
}
To compare the oncological outcome of nephron-sparing surgery versus radical nephrectomy in renal cell carcinoma up to 7 cm by retrospectively reviewing our surgical experience. MATERIALS AND METHODS. Data collected from 1290 consecutive patients, who underwent surgery for renal carcinoma, have been stored since 1983 into a dedicated database. The cases with unilateral carcinoma up to 7 cm, pT1a/pT1b/pT3a N0/Nx M0, followed up for a minimum of 12 months if disease-free were reviewed. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING