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Site updated at Thursday, 12 May 2016

Common Urological Problems

Kidney Masses

Active surveillance provides a viable alternative to surgery for small kidney masses

Active surveillance of small kidney masses is a safe and effective alternative to immediate surgery, with similar overall and cancer specific survival rates, according to a study published in the November issue of the urology journal BJUI.

The technique is primarily used to treat elderly patients who have complex health issues or decline surgery.… Active surveillance provides a viable alternative to surgery for small kidney masses   



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