Partial nephrectomy for renal cortical tumors: pathologic findings and impact on outcome.

@article{McKiernan2002PartialNF,
  title={Partial nephrectomy for renal cortical tumors: pathologic findings and impact on outcome.},
  author={James M. McKiernan and Ofer Yossepowitch and Michael W. Kattan and Rachel E. Simmons and Robert J Motzer and Victor E. Reuter and Paul Russo},
  journal={Urology},
  year={2002},
  volume={60 6},
  pages={1003-9}
}
OBJECTIVES To review the experience with partial nephrectomy for the diagnosis and treatment of renal cortical tumors at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center with a particular focus on the histologic findings at the time of surgery. METHODS The results of 292 consecutive partial nephrectomies were reviewed. Demographic data, perioperative complications, and disease status were recorded. The specimens were reviewed for histologic subtyping in accordance with the Heidelberg classification… CONTINUE READING
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