Renal Tumour Articles

Articles

  • Biology and treatment of renal tumours in childhood.

    In Europe, almost 1000 children are diagnosed with a malignant renal tumour each year. The vast majority of cases are nephroblastoma, also known as Wilms' tumour (WT). Most children are treated according to Société Internationale d'Oncologie Pédiatrique Renal Tumour Study Group (SIOP-RTSG) protocols with pre-operative chemotherapy, surgery, and post-operative treatment dependent on stage and histology.

    Published December 20, 2016
  • Comparison of perioperative, renal and oncologic outcomes in robotic-assisted versus open partial nephrectomy.

    To compare perioperative, renal and oncological outcomes after robotic-assisted partial nephrectomy (RAPN) versus open partial nephrectomy (OPN) for the treatment of renal tumours.

    All partial nephrectomies performed at a Metropolitan Urology Centre between 2010 and 2016 were analysed.

    Published September 29, 2017