Percutaneous biopsy of primary tumor in metastatic renal cell carcinoma to predict high risk pathological features: comparison with nephrectomy assessment.

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PURPOSE As treatment options evolve for metastatic renal cell carcinoma, there is a need for predictive information to help guide therapy. We assessed the accuracy of percutaneous primary tumor biopsy for metastatic renal cell carcinoma by comparing biopsy findings to final nephrectomy pathology in patients undergoing cytoreductive nephrectomy. MATERIALS… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.juro.2010.06.105

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