Impact of frailty on perioperative and oncologic outcomes in patients undergoing surgery or ablation for renal cancer: a systematic review


Campi R., Berni A., Amparore D., Bertolo R., Capitanio U., Carbonara U., ...More

MINERVA UROLOGY AND NEPHROLOGY, vol.74, no.2, pp.146-160, 2022 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 74 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.23736/s2724-6051.21.04583-3
  • Title of Journal : MINERVA UROLOGY AND NEPHROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.146-160
  • Keywords: Complications, Frailty, Nephrectomy, Outcomes, Renal Cancer, CLINICAL-PRACTICE GUIDELINES, RADICAL NEPHRECTOMY, CELL CARCINOMA, INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY, ACTIVE SURVEILLANCE, ELDERLY-PATIENTS, BLADDER-CANCER, POSITION PAPER, OLDER-ADULTS, HEALTH-CARE

Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Frailty has been recognized as a major risk factor for adverse perioperative and oncological outcomes in patients with genitourinary malignancies. Yet, the evidence supporting such an association in patients with renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is still sparse. Herein we provide an updated comprehensive overview of the impact of frailty on perioperative and oncologic outcomes in patients undergoing surgery or ablation for RCC.