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  • incidence
  • As the incidence of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) and earlier incidental detection of small kidney masses has steadily risen over the past twenty years, minimally-invasive management of these lesions has become more common. (sages.org)
  • Urology
  • An analysis of Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) registry data that Dr. Miller and colleagues reported today in the March issue of the Journal of Urology found that all-cause mortality was similar for partial nephrectomy and total nephrectomy, yet only 42% of patients with masses smaller than 2 cm received this kidney-sparing surgery. (medpagetoday.com)
  • The investigators, Ross J. Mason, a medical student, and Ricardo A. Rendon, MD, Associate Professor of Urology, defined a central mass as one extending into the kidney in direct contact with or invading the collecting system and/or renal sinus. (renalandurologynews.com)
  • Of note, Dr. Kenney co-authored the chapter on open kidney surgery for Campbell-Walsh Urology, the definitive and most widely read textbook in the field. (yale.edu)
  • surgeon
  • Through the small incisions, a surgeon can uses cameras and special instruments to complete the operation and remove the diseased kidney. (uwhealth.org)
  • The surgeon places his/her hand through the incision to assist in removal of the kidney. (uwhealth.org)
  • The surgeon removes only the part of the kidney that contains the tumor. (everydayhealth.com)
  • The surgeon may use other methods of destroying the cancer in the kidney. (everydayhealth.com)
  • One of the small tubes is used to insert a camera which allows the surgeon to see a high-quality image of your kidney on a video monitor (Fig. 3). (uroweb.org)
  • abdominal
  • One of the most common of these is finding a small kidney tumor by a patient presented with belly or abdominal pain. (tulaneurologygardendistrict.com)
  • Dissection of the medial aspect of left side of the horseshoe kidney is performed with exposure of abdominal aorta and common iliac artery. (auanet.org)
  • This primary care provider could not feel these patients during a normal pelvic exam ovaries and ordered an abdominal ultrasound, which revealed a tumor on the right kidney. (empr.com)
  • surgically
  • Whether surgically induced chronic kidney disease has the same implications as [cancer-induced disease] remains unclear, but the possibility does prompt concern that surgically induced chronic kidney disease causes more medical harm than oncological benefit for many patients," the researchers said. (medpagetoday.com)
  • mass
  • It turned out the mass on my kidney was a oncocytoma - weird cell shapes/arrangements but not something that would metastasize. (webliminal.com)