Conservative Management of Renal Tumours

  • C. Selli
  • M. Carini
Part of the NATO Advanced Science Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 53)


Although the conservative treatment of renal tumors is an option attracting increasing interest, it is still, in our experience, an uncommon event. During the last eight years we have carried out 250 nephrectomies for tumours in our institution and we have adopted a conservative approach in a further 11 cases (less than 5% of the cases).


Renal Cell Carcinoma Renal Tumour Conservative Surgery Solitary Kidney Tumour Enucleation 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Selli
    • 1
  • M. Carini
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of UrologyUniversity of FlorenceItaly

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