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To evaluate variables that can predict synchronous metastasis in patients presenting with small renal masses.
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Name: International journal of urology : official journal of the Japanese Urological Association
Incidence of small renal masses (SRMs) has increased over the last decade: in order to reduce overtreatment of benign lesions, renal tumor biopsy (RTB) has been advocated. The primary aim of this stud...
Small renal masses (< 4 cm) can be difficult to accurately classify as benign or malignant, particularly when they appear T1 hyperintense on MRI. This intrinsic signal, potentially related to intrales...
Thermal ablation of small renal masses is increasingly accepted as an alternative to partial nephrectomy, particularly in patients with multiple comorbidities. Many professional societies support this...
Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) incidence is rising, partly due to incidental detection during imaging performed for other diseases. Image-guided, percutaneous renal tumour biopsy (RTB) enables histologica...
NiSAR is a Ph.D. study and consists of three substudies. Renal cancer is one of the most deadly urologic malignancies and accounts for 900 new cases and 300 deaths per year. An increase in...
A prospective, randomized, controlled trial including patients who are diagnosed with a small renal mass (
The execution of this study is pertinent to evaluating SBRT's short- and long-term efficacy and safety in the treatment of SRMs. This study will be the first to compare RFA and SBRT in the...
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to evaluate the role of renal mass biopsy on decision-making for patients presenting with clinical T1 kidney tumors. This study also incorporates inte...
This study evaluates novel surgical approach in treating small renal masses. Half of participants will undergo hypotonic zero-ischaemia partial nephrectomy (standard of care), while the ot...
Small masses of chromaffin cells found near the SYMPATHETIC GANGLIA along the ABDOMINAL AORTA, beginning cranial to the superior mesenteric artery (MESENTERIC ARTERY, SUPERIOR) or renal arteries and extending to the level of the aortic bifurcation or just beyond. They are also called the organs of Zuckerkandl and sometimes called aortic bodies (not to be confused with AORTIC BODIES in the THORAX). The para-aortic bodies are the dominant source of CATECHOLAMINES in the FETUS and normally regress after BIRTH.
A number of small lung lesions characterized by small round masses of 2- to 3-mm in diameter. They are usually detected by chest CT scans (COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY, X-RAY). Such nodules can be associated with metastases of malignancies inside or outside the lung, benign granulomas, or other lesions.
The internal portion of the kidney, consisting of striated conical masses, the renal pyramids, whose bases are adjacent to the cortex and whose apices form prominent papillae projecting into the lumen of the minor calyces.
The amount of PLASMA that perfuses the KIDNEYS per unit time, approximately 10% greater than effective renal plasma flow (RENAL PLASMA FLOW, EFFECTIVE). It should be differentiated from the RENAL BLOOD FLOW; (RBF), which refers to the total volume of BLOOD flowing through the renal vasculature, while the renal plasma flow refers to the rate of plasma flow (RPF).
Persistent high BLOOD PRESSURE due to KIDNEY DISEASES, such as those involving the renal parenchyma, the renal vasculature, or tumors that secrete RENIN.
Nephrology - kidney function
Nephrology is a specialty of medicine and pediatrics that concerns itself with the study of normal kidney function, kidney problems, the treatment of kidney problems and renal replacement therapy (dialysis and kidney transplantation). Systemic conditions...