The efficacy of the TachoSil binding suturing technique in laparoscopic partial nephrectomy to prevent the development of pseudoaneurysm.

CONCLUSIONS: Our study demonstrated that the TachoSil binding suturing technique might reduce the development of PA after LPN. Prospective randomized study and comparison to the standard 2 or 3-layer renorrhaphy is needed to prove its actual value. PMID: 31629637 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Asian Journal of Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Asian J Surg Source Type: research

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In this study CTCs were measured by the FISHMAN-R system, and CTCs drawn from a peripheral artery were collected just before and immediately after surgery. The number of pre- and postoperative CTCs and the perioperative changes in CTCs were measured for each surgical method.ResultsSix patients were excluded from the current analyses. Preoperative CTCs did not differ significantly by surgical approach (laparoscopic RN: 3.4  ± 4.2; laparoscopic PN: 3.4 ± 4.1; open RN: 7.7 ± 6.8; open PN: 6.0 ± 7.6;P = 0.19). Open RN resulted in ...
Source: Annals of Surgical Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
Authors: Kotulak-Chrzaszcz A, Klacz J, Matuszewski M, Kmiec Z, Wierzbicki PM Abstract Clear cell renal cell carcinoma (ccRCC) is the most common and the most aggressive histopathological subtype of kidney cancer, with patients exhibiting high mortality rates for metastatic tumors. The Sonic Hedgehog (SHH) pathway serves a crucial role in embryonic development. The abnormal activity of SHH signaling is observed in a broad range of malignancies. However, its role in ccRCC is still undetermined. The aim of the present study was to assess the expression of the SHH pathway genes in ccRCC. Neoplastic and morphologically ...
Source: Oncology Letters - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncol Lett Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Treatment with laparoscopic radical nephrectomy for elderly patients with localized renal cell carcinoma, could achieve short- and long-term outcomes, similar to those of middle-aged patients. PMID: 31786888 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of B.U.ON. - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: J BUON Source Type: research
This article reviews the evidence for thermal ablation in the treatment of T1a RCC and compares outcomes of existing ablation modalities with surgical management. [...] Thieme Medical Publishers 333 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001, USA.Article in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  Full text
Source: Seminars in Interventional Radiology - Category: Radiology Authors: Tags: Review Article Source Type: research
This study aimed to evaluate the factors associated with a survival benefit for patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma (mRCC) treated with sunitinib, with and without cytoreductive nephrectomy (CN). MATERIAL AND METHODS This retrospective clinical study included 118 patients with mRCC who were treated with CN and sunitinib (CN-sunitinib) (N=70) and with sunitinib-alone (N=48). Categorical clinicopathological variables were compared with hypothesis tests using contingency tables and a chi-squared test. Independent indicators for progression-free survival (PFS) and overall survival (OS) were analyzed with univariate a...
Source: Medical Science Monitor - Category: Research Tags: Med Sci Monit Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 25 November 2019Source: Urology Case ReportsAuthor(s): Kevin Zarrabi, Selma Masic, Christopher Schaefer, Michael J. Bartel, Alexander Kutikov, Matthew ZibelmanAbstractStauffer’s syndrome is a paraneoplastic phenomenon associated with renal cell carcinoma (RCC) characterized by cholestatic hepatitis. We explore the effects of perioperative immunotherapy in a case of Stauffer’s syndrome. A 70-year-old female with a locally advanced clear cell RCC (ccRCC) developed severe hyperbilirubinemia. The patient’s cholestasis progressed despite initial systemic immunotherapy, but im...
Source: Urology Case Reports - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
In conclusion, we showed that CA8 promoted RCC cell proliferation and migration, but it was down-regulated in RCC, which requires an additional mechanism study.
Source: Biomedicine and Pharmacotherapy - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
Conclusions: Our data suggests that PD-L1 correlates with prognosis in RCC and targeting the PD-1/PD-L1 pathway should be considered in the treatment of RCC patients.
Source: Frontiers in Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
A case of Birt-Hogg-Dubé syndrome implying reduced or no wild-type folliculin without mutated protein is pathogenic. Eur J Med Genet. 2019 Nov 25;:103820 Authors: Enomoto Y, Namba Y, Hoshika Y, Komemushi Y, Mitani K, Kume H, Kobayashi E, Miyama Y, Homma Y, Ushiku T, Seyama K Abstract Birt-Hogg-Dubé syndrome (BHDS) is an autosomal dominant cancer syndrome caused by a germline mutation of the folliculin (FLCN) gene. Previous studies have suggested that truncated mutant folliculin proteins generated by disease causing FLCN mutations may retain partial functionality and contribute to disease...
Source: European Journal of Medical Genetics - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Tags: Eur J Med Genet Source Type: research
Authors: Lee MW, Lee HJ Abstract Primary adrenal insufficiency due to tumor involvement is very rare. We herein report a case of adrenal insufficiency caused by cancer metastasis to a remaining single adrenal gland in a renal cell carcinoma patient who had undergone radical nephrectomy including removal of the right adrenal gland. The patient presented with abdominal discomfort, nausea, and vomiting which had begun about 3 months earlier. A rapid adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) test showed no cortisol response with upper normal level of baseline ACTH. The patient was treated with prednisolone after diagnosis of ...
Source: Postgraduate Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Postgrad Med Source Type: research
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