Minimally invasive nephron sparing management for renal tumors in solitary kidneys.

@article{Turna2008MinimallyIN,
  title={Minimally invasive nephron sparing management for renal tumors in solitary kidneys.},
  author={B. Babur Turna and Jihad H Kaouk and Rodrigo Frota and Robert J Stein and Koichi Kamoi and Inderbir S. Gill and Andrew C. Novick},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2008},
  volume={182 5},
  pages={
          2150-7
        }
}
PURPOSE We present a large series of minimally invasive nephron sparing surgery outcomes in solitary kidneys with a focus on treatment selection criteria, and oncological and functional outcomes. MATERIALS AND METHODS Of 1,019 patients who underwent minimally invasive nephron sparing surgery since September 1997 at our institution 36, 36 and 29 underwent laparoscopic partial nephrectomy, cryoablation and radio frequency ablation, respectively, for tumors in a solitary kidney. Data, including… CONTINUE READING
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