The association of baseline health and gender with small renal mass pathology.

@article{Bazzi2014TheAO,
  title={The association of baseline health and gender with small renal mass pathology.},
  author={Wassim M Bazzi and Sheila Z Dejbakhsh and Melanie Bernstein and Paul Russo},
  journal={The Canadian journal of urology},
  year={2014},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={
          7271-6
        }
}
INTRODUCTION To explore further the association of baseline health and gender with small renal mass pathology as approximately 20% of those masses are benign and women are twice as likely as men to have benign pathology. MATERIALS AND METHODS We conducted retrospective chart reviews of patients with renal masses ≤ 4 cm who underwent partial and radical nephrectomy from 1998 to 2012. Multivariable logistic regression analysis was performed to determine demographic and clinicopathologic factors… CONTINUE READING

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