Renal tumour size measured radiologically before surgery is an unreliable variable for predicting histopathological features: benign tumours are not necessarily small.


OBJECTIVE To compare histopathological findings as a function of radiological tumour size, as published data suggest that small renal tumours are often benign and large tumours are renal cell cancer (RCC). PATIENTS AND METHODS Data from 543 surgically treated patients with solid renal tumours were analysed retrospectively. Tumour size measured by computed… (More)