Renal function and oncologic outcomes in nephron sparing surgery for renal masses in solitary kidneys

@article{Lee2010RenalFA,
  title={Renal function and oncologic outcomes in nephron sparing surgery for renal masses in solitary kidneys},
  author={Daniel J Lee and Gregory W. Hruby and M. Christina Benson and James M. McKiernan},
  journal={World Journal of Urology},
  year={2010},
  volume={29},
  pages={343-348}
}
With low life expectancy rates in hemodialysis patients, the preservation of renal parenchyma must be weighed against the oncological outcomes in considering partial nephrectomy (PN) in solitary kidneys. The main objective of this study was to assess the oncologic and functional outcomes after PN in patients with solitary kidneys. A retrospective analysis of the Columbia University Medical Center Urologic Oncology database found 38 patients who underwent PN in the setting of a solitary kidney… CONTINUE READING
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