Monday, May 14, 2012

Treatment of localised RCC



Recommendations

Whenever technically feasible, nephron-sparing surgery is the standard procedure for solitary renal tumours up to a diameter of 7 cm. GR A

A minimal tumour-free surgical margin following partial resection of RCC is sufficient to avoid local recurrence. GR B

There is an increased risk of intrarenal recurrences in larger-size (> 7 cm) tumours treated with nephron-sparing surgery, or when there is a positive margin. Follow-up should be intensified in these patients. GR C

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