The Management of Small Renal Masses

Diagnosis and Management

  • Kamran Ahmed
  • Nicholas Raison
  • Ben Challacombe
  • Alexandre Mottrie
  • Prokar Dasgupta

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Nicolòmaria Buffi, Pasquale Cardone, Giovanni Lughezzani
    Pages 1-6
  3. Vincenzo Ficarra, Marta Rossanese, Alessandro Crestani, Gioacchino De Giorgi, Guido Martignoni, Gianluca Giannarini
    Pages 7-19
  4. Elstob Alison, Uday Patel, Michael Gonsalves
    Pages 21-35
  5. Patrick O. Richard, Jaimin R. Bhatt, Antonio Finelli, Michael A. S. Jewett
    Pages 37-47
  6. Emily F. Kelly, Raymond J. Leveillee
    Pages 61-74
  7. M. Pilar Laguna, Patricia J. Zondervan, Jean J. M. C. H. de la Rosette
    Pages 75-86
  8. M. Hammad Ather
    Pages 87-94
  9. Philip T. Zhao, David A. Leavitt, Lee Richstone, Louis R. Kavoussi
    Pages 95-106
  10. Giacomo Novara, Vincenzo Ficarra, Sabrina La Falce, Filiberto Zattoni, Alexander Mottrie
    Pages 107-117
  11. Koon Ho Rha, Dae Keun Kim
    Pages 119-129
  12. Abdullatif Aydin, Oliver Brunckhorst, Kamran Ahmed
    Pages 131-141
  13. Theo Malthouse, Nicholas Raison, Veeru Kasivisvanathan, Wayne Lam, Ben Challacombe
    Pages 143-151
  14. Nicholas Raison, Norbert Doeuk, Theo Malthouse, Veeru Kasivisvanathan, Wayne Lam, Ben Challacombe
    Pages 153-161
  15. Peter A. Caputo, Jihad Kaouk
    Pages 163-171
  16. Back Matter
    Pages 173-178

About this book


Within this single volume, surgeons and medical students are able to find up-to-date clinical information and advice needed to manage this unique condition of small renal masses. The book aims to present information on the topic in a clear and logical way, with the help of figures, tables, and images that will assist in the practical application of the skills that are obtained from the book.

The growth of new technologies and the continued development of existing techniques have led to a considerable number of new options that can be offered to patients by urologists. Despite these advances, challenges still remain and this book offers individual solutions to each aspect of the management of small renal masses, so that every diagnosis can be tailored to each patient.

Written by leading experts, this book gives expert insight and advice into the diagnosing and managing of this condition. From making an accurate diagnosis to selecting the appropriate treatment for the patient, this book will provide a comprehensive guide on all aspects of the management of small renal masses.


Small Renal Masses Renal Biopsy Laparoscopy Minimally Invasive Approaches Robotic Partial Nephrectomy

Editors and affiliations

  • Kamran Ahmed
    • 1
  • Nicholas Raison
    • 2
  • Ben Challacombe
    • 3
  • Alexandre Mottrie
    • 4
  • Prokar Dasgupta
    • 5
  1. 1.MRC Centre for TransplantationKing’s College LondonLondonUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.MRC Centre for TransplantationKing’s College LondonLondonUnited Kingdom
  3. 3.Guy’s and St Thomas’ HospitalLondonUnited Kingdom
  4. 4.OLV HospitalORSI AcademyAalstBelgium
  5. 5.MRC Centre for TransplantationKing’s College LondonLondonUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-65656-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-65657-1
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