Small Renal Masses: Surgery or Surveillance

@inproceedings{Hwang2013SmallRM,
  title={Small Renal Masses: Surgery or Surveillance},
  author={Eu Chang Hwang and Ho Song Yu and Dong Deuk Kwon},
  booktitle={Korean journal of urology},
  year={2013}
}
The incidence of kidney cancer has been rising over the past two decades, especially in cases in which the disease is localized and small in size (<4 cm). This rise is mainly due to the widespread use of routine abdominal imaging such as ultrasonography, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging. Early detection was initially heralded as an opportunity to cure an otherwise lethal disease. However, despite increasing rates of renal surgery in parallel to this trend, mortality rates… CONTINUE READING

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