Renal malignancy and inferior vena cava thrombus.

Doctor Katkoori and colleagues, from University of Miami, Florida, USA compared on page 652 the clinical presentation and outcome of right vs. left renal cell carcinoma with inferior vena cava (IVC) thrombus. They studied 87 patients who underwent radical nephrectomy and IVC thrombectomy between 1997 and 2008. Sixty patients (69%) had a right sided tumor… (More)