Role of RENAL nephrometry scoring system in planning surgical intervention in patients with localized renal masses

Mohamed Samir Shaaban, Tamer Mohammed Abou Youssif, Ahmed Mostafa, Hossam Eldin Hegazy, Mohammed Adel Atta
2015 The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine  
Purpose: The study was designed to validate the value of preoperative planning using RENAL nephrometry scoring system in patients having organ confined renal tumors and undergoing surgical intervention and to assess its correlation with the surgical technique. Patient and methods: Forty patients with organ-confined renal masses underwent RENAL nephrometry scoring which was correlated with the surgical technique either radical or nephronsparing surgery. Result: RENAL nephrometry scoring system
more » ... ows correlation with the type of surgery of resection of the renal tumors. Conclusion: RENAL nephrometry score system is an objective method to help in the decision of surgical approach to resect organ confined renal tumors.
doi:10.1016/j.ejrnm.2015.08.002 fatcat:djupienahvdvzexux7zqb6yf44