Surgical treatment for Xp11.2 translocation renal cell carcinoma with venous thrombus: A STROBE-compliant study

The aim of the study was to report the experience and outcomes of Xp11.2 translocation renal cell carcinoma (tRCC) patients with tumor thrombus undergoing radical nephrectomy and thrombectomy. Between January 2017 and December 2017, 66 consecutive patients with RCC and venous thrombus involvement received surgical treatment at Peking University Third Hospital. Of which, 5 patients were confirmed of Xp11.2 tRCC, 61 patients were diagnosed of non-tRCC subtypes including 45 ccRCCs, 10 pRCCs, and 6 other subtypes. Demographic, clinical, operation, pathological and follow-up data were extracted for analysis. Prognostic factors were identified by Cox regression analysis. All the patients received radical nephrectomy and thrombectomy successfully. During a median follow-up of 18 months, 5 patients in non-tRCC group and 1 patient in tRCC group died of disease progression. Survival analysis revealed that Xp11.2 tRCC patients experienced shorter DFS than non-tRCC patients, however, there is no significant difference in OS between two groups. Xp11.2 tRCC histological subtype and presence of metastasis at diagnosis were identified as independent negative factors of DFS by multivariate analysis. Radical nephrectomy with thrombectomy provides an acceptable efficacy for tRCC patients with tumor thrombus extending into the venous system. In addition, multimodality treatment should be considered for advanced Xp11.2 RCCs as this subtype was a negative prognostic factor of DFS.
Source: Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Research Article: Observational Study Source Type: research

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