Decreasing Rates of Lymph Node Dissection During Radical Nephrectomy for Renal Cell Carcinoma

Annals of Surgical Oncology, 05/17/2012

There has been a significant decline in LND rates during radical nephrectomy for localized kidney cancer over the past 7 years. In contrast to prior estimates, very few urologists in the United States are removing ≥5 nodes during lymph node dissection for RCC.

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