Growth Kinetics of Small Renal Masses on Active Surveillance: Variability and Results from the DISSRM Registry.

@article{Uzosike2018GrowthKO,
  title={Growth Kinetics of Small Renal Masses on Active Surveillance: Variability and Results from the DISSRM Registry.},
  author={Akachimere C Uzosike and Hiten D Patel and Ridwan Alam and Zeyad R Schwen and Mohit Gupta and Michael A Gorin and Michael H Johnson and Heather Gausepohl and Mark F Riffon and Bruce J. Trock and Peter Chang and Andrew Aurel Wagner and James M. McKiernan and Mohamad E. Allaf and Phillip M Pierorazio},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2018},
  volume={199 3},
  pages={
          641-648
        }
}
PURPOSE Active surveillance is emerging as a safe and effective strategy for the management of small renal masses (4 cm or less). We characterized the growth rate and its pertinence to clinical outcomes in a prospective multi-institutional study of patients with small renal masses. MATERIALS AND METHODS Since 2009, the DISSRM (Delayed Intervention and Surveillance for Small Renal Masses) prospective, multi-institutional registry of patients with small renal masses has enrolled patients who… CONTINUE READING
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