Nephrectomy may benefit patients with early kidney cancer

ANI Jul 11, 2018

A study from the Keck School of Medicine of USC found that robotic partial nephrectomy decreases complications, mortality and other important patient outcomes as compared with open or laparoscopic techniques.

 

 

 


For patients with early kidney cancer, removing part of the kidney instead of the whole kidney is often a preferred treatment because the procedure can effectively remove tumors while preserving kidney function. Study's corresponding author Inderbir Gill,...

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