Patient Function and the Value of Surgical Care for Kidney Cancer Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration
  • Practice Patterns, Physicians'
  • Prostatectomy
  • Prostatic Neoplasms
  • Urology

abstract

  • During kidney cancer surgery, patients in poor functional health can face a more eventful medical recovery at elevated cost, indicating lower value care. Greater consideration of frailty and functional status during treatment planning and transitions may represent areas for value enhancement in kidney cancer and urology care.

publication date

  • January 2017

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.juro.2016.12.012

PubMed ID

  • 27986531

Additional Document Info