Positive Surgical Margins at Partial Nephrectomy: Predictors and Oncological Outcomes Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Kidney Neoplasms
  • Nephrectomy

abstract

  • Positive surgical margins in partial nephrectomy specimens do not uniformly portend an adverse prognosis. While every effort should be taken to ensure clear margins, our data suggest that select patients with a positive surgical margin can be safely offered vigilant monitoring without compromising long-term disease-free survival.

publication date

  • June 2008

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC2704565

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.juro.2008.01.100

PubMed ID

  • 18423758

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2158

end page

  • 63

volume

  • 179

number

  • 6