Bosniak category IIF designation and surgery for complex renal cysts.

@article{Omalley2009BosniakCI,
  title={Bosniak category IIF designation and surgery for complex renal cysts.},
  author={R L O'malley and Guilherme Finardi Godoy and Elizabeth M Hecht and Michael D. Stifelman and Samir S. Taneja},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2009},
  volume={182 3},
  pages={1091-5}
}
PURPOSE We investigated whether adding the IIF categorization improved the accuracy of Bosniak renal cyst classification, as evidenced by a low rate of progression in IIF lesions and a high rate of malignancy in category III lesions. MATERIALS AND METHODS We retrospectively reviewed the records of patients with complex renal cysts categorized as a Bosniak IIF or III. Surveillance imaging and pathological outcomes of category IIF cysts were recorded to determine radiological predictors of… CONTINUE READING

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