MINERVA UROLOGY AND NEPHROLOGY, vol.74, no.2, pp.146-160, 2022 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
Article / Review
Title of Journal :
MINERVA UROLOGY AND NEPHROLOGY
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
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.