The medical and oncological rationale for partial nephrectomy for the treatment of T1 renal cortical tumors.

@article{Russo2008TheMA,
  title={The medical and oncological rationale for partial nephrectomy for the treatment of T1 renal cortical tumors.},
  author={Paul Russo and William Wei-ting Huang},
  journal={The Urologic clinics of North America},
  year={2008},
  volume={35 4},
  pages={635-43; vii}
}
This article presents the oncological and medical rationale for partial nephrectomy as the treatment of choice whenever possible for T1 renal tumors. The value of partial nephrectomy in the management of small renal cortical tumors is gaining wider recognition thanks to (1) enhanced understanding of the biology of renal cortical tumors; (2) better knowledge about tumor size and stage migration to small tumors at the time of presentation; (3) studies indicating the oncologic efficacy of kidney… CONTINUE READING

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