Partial nephrectomy versus radical nephrectomy in patients with small renal tumors--is there a difference in mortality and cardiovascular outcomes?

@article{Huang2009PartialNV,
  title={Partial nephrectomy versus radical nephrectomy in patients with small renal tumors--is there a difference in mortality and cardiovascular outcomes?},
  author={William Wei-ting Huang and Elena B. Elkin and Andrew S. Levey and Thomas L. Jang and Paul Russo},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2009},
  volume={181 1},
  pages={55-61; discussion 61-2}
}
PURPOSE Compared with partial nephrectomy, radical nephrectomy increases the risk of chronic kidney disease, which is a significant risk factor for cardiovascular events and death. Given equivalent oncological efficacy in patients with small renal tumors, radical nephrectomy may result in overtreatment. We analyzed a population based cohort of patients to determine whether radical nephrectomy is associated with an increase in cardiovascular events and mortality compared with partial nephrectomy… CONTINUE READING
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