Caval Thrombus in Conjunction with Renal Tumors: Indication for Surgery and Technical Details

J. González, G. Ciancio

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Abstract

Patients with locally advanced renal cell carcinoma require an aggressive surgical approach, as this strategy represents the only hope for curing the disease. Selection of the appropriate surgical technique to treat these cases is essential in order to achieve the best outcomes. This process usually entails a tailored approach centered on the individual disease features. This article reviews the indications and provides a technical description for each of the surgical steps commonly used to address the multiple possible scenarios in this context.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number451
JournalCurrent urology reports
Volume15
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 3 2014

Keywords

  • Collateral circulation
  • Renal cell carcinoma
  • Surgery
  • Technical details
  • Thrombus extension
  • Thrombus level
  • Tumor thrombus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology

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