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Predicting collecting system transection at laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: analysis of tumor parameters.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Endourology
1557-900X
Publisher
Mary Ann Liebert
Publication Date
Volume
23
Issue
11
Pages
1863–1866
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1089/end.2009.0136
PMID: 19619066
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The odds of CS transection during LPN triple with each additional centimeter in tumor size, are 10-fold higher for tumors >2.5 cm, and are almost twice higher for solid tumors, compared with cystic. These findings may be useful in LPN planning.

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