Chapter 3. Surgical Management of Metastatic Renal Cancer

  1. Jonathan Waxman BSc, MD, MBBS, FRCP
  1. D. F. Badenoch

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470757147.ch3

Treatment Options in Urological Cancer

Treatment Options in Urological Cancer

How to Cite

Badenoch, D. F. (2002) Surgical Management of Metastatic Renal Cancer, in Treatment Options in Urological Cancer (ed J. Waxman), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470757147.ch3

Editor Information

  1. Department of Cancer Medicine, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632055890

Online ISBN: 9780470757147

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Keywords:

  • metastatic renal cancer;
  • nephrectomy;
  • surgery of metastases;
  • metachronous tumour;
  • contralateral kidney

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The rationale for nephrectomy in the presence of metastases

  • Renal vein and inferior vena caval metastases

  • The surgery of metastases

  • Surgery for metastasis or metachronous tumour in the contralateral kidney

  • Conclusion