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Preoperative Navigation of Nephron-Sparing Surgery

  • Takuya Ueda
  • Hisao Ito
  • Ali Guermazi
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)

23.5 Conclusion

Nephron-sparing surgery has demonstrated satisfactory cancer control and patient satisfaction. Long-term functional advantages are gained by the maximal preservation of normal renal parenchyma. Multiphasic contrast-enhanced CT in combination with 3D volume-rendering CT imaging has become established as the essential imaging modality for preoperative evaluation of NSS, providing sufficient evidence of sensitivity and specificity of RCC, costeffectiveness, and ready accessibility. By having a better understanding of the indications, procedures, complications, and factors affecting patient outcome, radiologists can provide urologists with essential information for the preoperative planning of NSS.

Keywords

Renal Cell Carcinoma Renal Artery Partial Nephrectomy Compute Tomog Excretory Phase 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Takuya Ueda
    • 1
  • Hisao Ito
    • 2
  • Ali Guermazi
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Radiology, Institute of Clinical MedicineUniversity of TsukubaTsukuba-city, IbarakiJapan
  2. 2.Department of Radiology, Graduate School of MedicineChiba UniversityChiba-city, ChibaJapan
  3. 3.Oncology Services, Department of Radiology ServicesSynarc Inc.San FranciscoUSA

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