Partial Nephrectomy Versus Radical Nephrectomy in Patients With Small Renal Tumors-Is There a Difference in Mortality and Cardiovascular Outcomes? Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Kidney Neoplasms
  • Nephrectomy

abstract

  • Radical nephrectomy, which is currently the most common treatment for small renal tumors, may be associated with significant, adverse treatment effects compared with partial nephrectomy. Partial nephrectomy should be considered in most patients with small renal tumors.

publication date

  • January 2009

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC2748741

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.juro.2008.09.017

PubMed ID

  • 19012918

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 55

end page

  • 61; discussion 61-2

volume

  • 181

number

  • 1