Histological analysis of the kidney tumor-parenchyma interface.

PURPOSE During enucleative partial nephrectomy excision is performed adjacent to the tumor edge. To better determine the oncologic propriety of enucleative partial nephrectomy we histologically examined the tumor-parenchyma interface. MATERIALS AND METHODS Archived hematoxylin and eosin stained slides of 124 nephrectomy specimens were rereviewed. We… CONTINUE READING