Perioperative anesthetic management for renal cell carcinoma
Now open: Certificate Course in Management of Covid-19 by Govt. Of Gujarat and PlexusMDKnow more...Now open: Certificate Course in Management of Covid-19 by Govt. Of Gujarat and PlexusMDKnow more...
Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is unique in that venous migration with tumor and thrombus extension into the inferior vena cava (IVC) and right atrium (RA) may occur in 4%-10% and 1% of patient with RCC, respectively. Although distant metastasis, perinephric infiltration, and lymph node involvement have adverse influence on the prognosis, there has been little correlation between the extension level of the tumor and overall survival so long as complete surgical resection is possible. Varying surgical approaches have been described depending on the distal extent and location of tumor burden necessitating precise preoperative evaluation. Records from 8 patients who have undergone radical resection for RCC with IVC/RA extension were retrospectively reviewed...

http://bit.ly/2u75M6S
Like
Comment
Share