Positive margins after partial nephrectomy and risk of recurrence in kidney cancer

In this meta-analysis, the results from 101,153 patients with renal cell carcinoma (RCC) from 42 studies were assessed for the risk of recurrence in patients with positive margins after partial nephrectomy (nephron-sparing surgery). The analysis showed that a positive surgical margin was associated with an increased risk of local recurrence (high certainty), metastasis (moderate certainty), […]

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