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Urol Clin North Am. 2000 Aug;27(3):455-62, viii.

Wilms' tumor. Surgical considerations and controversies.

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  • 1Department of Urology, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Abstract

Although the therapeutic objectives for Wilms' tumor are to maximize outcomes and minimize treatment morbidity, there are some controversial issues related to different therapeutic protocols. In this article, the authors address some of the issues such as the roles of tumor biopsy, preoperative chemotherapy, contralateral exploration, and partial nephrectomy.

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