Multi-disciplinary surgical approach to the management of patients with renal cell carcinoma with venous tumor thrombus: 15 year experience and lessons learned

@inproceedings{Gayed2016MultidisciplinarySA,
  title={Multi-disciplinary surgical approach to the management of patients with renal cell carcinoma with venous tumor thrombus: 15 year experience and lessons learned},
  author={Bishoy A. Gayed and Ramy F. Youssef and Oussama M. Darwish and Payal Kapur and Aditya Bagrodia and James Brugarolas and Ganesh V. Raj and J. Michael DiMaio and Arthur I. Sagalowsky and Vitaly Margulis},
  booktitle={BMC urology},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND The management of patients with renal cell carcinoma (RCC) with venous tumor thrombus (VTT) is challenging. We report our 15 year experience in the management of patients with RCC with VTT utilizing a multidisciplinary team approach, highlighting improved total and specifically Clavien III-V complication rates. METHODS We reviewed the records of 146 consecutive patients who underwent radical nephrectomy with venous thrombectomy between 1998 and 2012. Data on patient history… CONTINUE READING

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