Incidental and symptomatic renal tumors: impact on patient survival.

  title={Incidental and symptomatic renal tumors: impact on patient survival.},
  author={Marcos Francisco Dall'oglio and Miguel Srougi and Pierre Dami{\~a}o Gonçalves and Katia R M Leite and Luciano Jo o Nesrallah and Flavio L Hering},
  journal={Sao Paulo medical journal = Revista paulista de medicina},
  volume={120 6},
CONTEXT Renal cell carcinoma is the third most frequent genitourinary neoplasia, and there is currently an increase in the incidental diagnosis of tumors confined to the kidneys. OBJECTIVE To study the survival of patients with incidental and symptomatic renal tumors who have undergone nephrectomy. DESIGN Retrospective. SETTING Hospital Sírio Libanês and Hospital Beneficência Portuguesa de São Paulo. PARTICIPANTS 115 patients with diagnosis of renal cell carcinoma, operated on by the… CONTINUE READING