"We demonstrate a significant association between performing ipsilateral adrenalectomy and overall survival," Dr. Yap and colleagues conclude in their abstract. "Our findings further support the importance of adrenal-sparing approaches at the time of renal nephrectomy."
The study was not commercially funded. Dr. Yap has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
American Urological Association (AUA) 2012 Annual Scientific Meeting: Abstract 52. Presented May 19, 2012.