Outcomes of robot-assisted partial nephrectomy for completely endophytic renal tumors: A multicenter analysis.

Published on May 1, 2021in Ejso3.959
· DOI :10.1016/J.EJSO.2020.08.012
Umberto Carbonara3
Estimated H-index: 3
(University of Bari),
Giuseppe Simone27
Estimated H-index: 27
+ 24 AuthorsRiccardo Autorino68
Estimated H-index: 68
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Abstract Introduction Multicenter retrospective analysis of robotic partial nephrectomy for completely endophytic renal tumors (i.e. 3 points for the ‘E’ domain of the R.E.N.A.L. nephrometry score) was performed. Materials and methods Patients’ demographics, tumor characteristics, perioperative, functional, pathological and oncological data were analyzed and compared with those of patients with exophytic and mesophytic masses (i.e. 1 and 2 points for the ‘E’ domain, respectively). Multivariable logistic regression analysis was used to assess variables for trifecta achievement (negative margin, no postoperative complications, and 90% estimated glomerular filtration rate [eGFR] recovery). Results Overall, 147 patients were included in the study group. Patients with a completely endophytic mass had bigger tumors (mean 4.2 vs. 4.1 vs. 3.2 cm; p  Conclusions Our findings confirm that RAPN in case of completely endophytic renal masses can be performed with acceptable outcomes in centers with significant robotic expertise.
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