Management of Small renal tumors. Dr. NGAI Ho Yin Division of Urology Department of Surgery United Christian Hospital. Most common: Renal cell carcinoma Less common: Oncocytoma Renal cortical adenoma AML. Rare: Neoplasm: Transitional cell carcinoma Metastatic tumors Infection:
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Dr. NGAI Ho Yin
Division of Urology
Department of Surgery
United Christian Hospital
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Frank I et al. Solid Renal Tumors: an analysis of pathological features related to tumor size.J Urol 170:2217-2220. Feb 2003
What are the available options in dealing with small renal tumors ?
1. Open partial nephrectomy
2. Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy
( John Hopkins Medical institution – 3-year follow-up)
Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: evaluation of long-term oncological outcome. Journal of Urology. 172(3):871-3, 2004 Sep.
3. Laparoscopic Cryoablation
Indirect damage to microvasculature
4. Radio Frequency Ablation