Oncological and functional outcomes of open versus laparoscopic partial nephrectomy in T1b tumors: A single-center analysis

KARTAL İ. G. , Karakoyunlu N., Cakici M. C. , Karabacak O., Sagnak L., Ersoy H.

INTERNATIONAL BRAZ J UROL, vol.46, no.3, pp.341-350, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 46 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1590/s1677-5538.ibju.2018.0865
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL BRAZ J UROL
  • Page Numbers: pp.341-350


Purpose: This study aims to evaluate the oncological and functional results of open partial nephrectomy (OPN) and laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (LPN) at the T1b clinical stage, which constitutes 25% of renal cell carcinomas (RCC) at diagnosis.