Laparoscopic and partial nephrectomy.

  title={Laparoscopic and partial nephrectomy.},
  author={Andrew C. Novick},
  journal={Clinical cancer research : an official journal of the American Association for Cancer Research},
  volume={10 18 Pt 2},
  • Andrew C. Novick
  • Published 2004 in
    Clinical cancer research : an official journal of…
Radical nephrectomy is the gold standard curative operation for patients with localized renal cell carcinoma (RCC). Since its introduction in 1990, laparoscopic radical nephrectomy is being increasingly done at numerous institutions worldwide. In the hands of experienced laparoscopic urological surgeons and with adherence to established principles of open radical nephrectomy, laparoscopic radical nephrectomy is now a standard of care for patients with T1-3a N0 M0 RCC. Intermediate-term outcome… CONTINUE READING
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