Solitary bony metastasis from renal cell carcinoma: significance of surgical treatment.

@article{Fuchs2005SolitaryBM,
  title={Solitary bony metastasis from renal cell carcinoma: significance of surgical treatment.},
  author={Bruno Fuchs and Robert T. Trousdale and Michael G. Rock},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={2005},
  volume={431},
  pages={187-92}
}
To define the importance of the type of surgical treatment, we retrospectively analyzed the survival rate of 60 patients with solitary bony metastasis from renal cell carcinoma. Thirteen patients had wide resection, 20 had local stabilization, and 27 patients had no surgical treatment, but had adjuvant treatment alone. The 1-, 3-, and 5-year survival rates were 83%, 45%, and 23%, respectively. Patients with surgical treatment (wide or intralesional resection) survived longer compared with… CONTINUE READING