Preoperative metastatic status, level of thrombus and body mass index predict overall survival in patients undergoing nephrectomy and inferior vena cava thrombectomy.

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UNLABELLED Study Type - Prognosis (case series) Level of Evidence 4 What's known on the subject? and What does the study add? Little is known about the prognostic impact of body mass index (BMI) and obesity on patients with locally advanced kidney cancer. Previous studies suggest that clinical/pathological stage, the proximal extent of the tumour thrombus… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2012.11155.x

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