How often is Embolization of Renal Cancer Useful Nowadays?
Renal tumor embolization has many advantages which are summarized in Table 1. Embolization alone does not affect paraneoplastic manifestations (1) and any immunological advantages are still hypothetical. Embolization destroys normal kidney tissue but induces little or no histological change in the tumor itself.
KeywordsKidney Tumor Rapid Appointment Renal Vein Thrombosis Palliative Procedure Antimitotic Agent
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- 1.G.D. Chisholm, The effect of embolisation/nephrectomy for renal carcinoma on the paraneoplastic syndromes, in: “Cancer of the Prostate and Kidney,” P.H. Smith and M. Pavone-Macaluso, eds., Plenum Press, London and New York (1982).Google Scholar