Microvascular tumor invasion: prognostic significance in low-stage renal cell carcinoma.

@article{Madbouly2007MicrovascularTI,
  title={Microvascular tumor invasion: prognostic significance in low-stage renal cell carcinoma.},
  author={Khaled Madbouly and Saeed Awad Al-Qahtani and Yahia Ghazwani and Saeed Al-Shaibani and Mostafa K Mansi},
  journal={Urology},
  year={2007},
  volume={69 4},
  pages={670-4}
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the role of microvascular tumor invasion (MVI) in clinical behavior and prognosis of low-stage renal cell carcinoma. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed the records of patients who had undergone radical nephrectomy from 1990 to 2004 for clinically confined kidney tumors (Stage T1-T2N0M0) with a minimal follow-up period of 1 year. The pathology slides were reviewed regarding tumor diameter, pathologic tumor stage, histologic cell type, nuclear grade, macroscopic or MVI… CONTINUE READING
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