Multivariate evaluation of prognostic determinants for renal cell carcinoma.

  title={Multivariate evaluation of prognostic determinants for renal cell carcinoma.},
  author={Munehisa Takashi and Yuzo Nakano and Theadora Sakata and Kazunori Miyake and Nobuyuki Hamajima},
  journal={Urologia internationalis},
  volume={50 1},
To clarify the relative importance of clinicopathological factors affecting survival in patients with renal cell carcinoma, univariate and multivariate analyses by Cox's proportional hazards model were performed for 121 patients undergoing nephrectomy between 1980 and 1991. The 5-year survival rate was 67% for all 121 patients. Univariate analysis revealed that distant metastasis, local invasion, venous involvement, infiltration pattern, grade, lymph node metastasis, sex, and tumor size were… CONTINUE READING


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