Tag: renal cell neoplasm

1. Rates of renal insufficiency were highest in patients receiving renal nephrectomy, compared to less invasive treatments. 2. Survival rates for renal nephrectomy and partial nephrectomy were very similar, suggesting little difference in efficacy between these treatments. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown: Renal stage carcinoma (RCC) has relatively low mortality...
1. Amongst patients with advanced renal-cell carcinoma and an intermediate or poor prognosis, nivolumab plus ipilimumab was superior to sunitinib alone in improving overall survival. 2. Though not statistically compared, there was a lower incidence of grade three or four adverse events with nivolumab plus ipilimumab, although more patients in...
1. In a retrospective review of 125 patients with primary renal cell neoplasm that underwent computed tomography (CT), simple renal cysts were found to have a mean attenuation value up to 30 Hounsfield Units (HU) on contrast-enhanced CT, while the lowest attenuation value of homogenous renal cell neoplasms was...