Results from small renal mass biopsies in the Department of Urology University Hospital Ostrava


Authors: Kateřina Kouřilová 1;  Martin Fabišovský 1;  Jana Dvořáčková 2;  Tomáš Jonszta 3;  Daniel Czerný 3;  Jan Krhut 1
Authors‘ workplace: Urologické oddělení, FN Ostrava 1;  Ústava patologie, FN Ostrava 2;  Ústava radiodiagnostický, FN Ostrava 3
Published in: Ces Urol 2013; 17(3): 199-203
Category: Original article

Overview

Aim:
We evaluated the histological outcomes of small renal mass biopsy at the Department of Urology University Hospital Ostrava.

Methods:
Over the course of one year we have performed 42 intraoperative biopsies and 14 computed tomography-guided percutaneous biopsies. In collaboration with the pathologist, we compared the biopsy results with the histological findings following nephrectomy.

Results:
In intraoperative biopsies, the accurate histological diagnosis was achieved in 83% of patients compared to evaluation of the whole nephrectomy specimen. In CT-guided biopsies, the accurate diagnosis was obtained in 85%.

Conclusion:
This is a small sample size, but according to the results, we suggest that small renal mass biopsy may be beneficial.

Key words:
tumor biopsy, renal tumor, renal cell carcinoma therapy.


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