Renal tumors: The International Society of Urologic Pathology (ISUP) 2012 consensus conference recommendations Conference Paper uri icon


MeSH Major

  • Kidney Neoplasms


  • During the last 30 years many advances have been made in kidney tumor pathology. In 1981, 9 entities were recognized in the WHO Classification. In the latest classification of 2004, 50 different types have been recognized. Additional tumor entities have been described since and a wide variety of prognostic parameters have been investigated with variable success; however, much attention has centered upon the importance of features relating to both stage and grade. The International Society of Urological Pathology (ISUP) recommends after consensus conferences the development of reporting guidelines, which have been adopted worldwide ISUP undertook to review all aspects of the pathology of adult renal malignancy through an international consensus conference to be held in 2012. As in the past, participation in this consensus conference was restricted to acknowledged experts in the field.


publication date

  • January 2014



  • Conference Paper



  • fre

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.annpat.2014.10.003

PubMed ID

  • 25499860

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 448

end page

  • 61


  • 34


  • 6