Trend of Surgical Treatment of Localized Renal Cell Carcinoma.

Trend of Surgical Treatment of Localized Renal Cell Carcinoma. Perm J. 2019;23: Authors: Jabaji RB, Fischer H, Kern T, Chien GW Abstract INTRODUCTION: Rapid adoption of robotics has introduced a paradigm change in prostate cancer treatment, with more than 80% of prostatectomies performed robotically in 2015. For treatment of renal cell carcinoma (RCC), this change has not previously been reported. We evaluated trends in surgical management of RCC in Kaiser Permanente Southern California (KPSC) within the last 16 years, especially after adoption of robotics. METHODS: From January 1999 to September 2015, all KPSC members who underwent surgical treatment of suspected RCC were included retrospectively. Surgical approach, patient age, sex, clinicopathology, Charlson Comorbidity Index, and chronic kidney disease status were analyzed using robust Poisson multivariate regression. RESULTS: The study included 5237 patients. Partial nephrectomy was increasingly used during the study period, and its use surpassed radical nephrectomy in 2012. In a multivariate model, partial nephrectomy was associated with lower pathologic tumor stage (p
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