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Renal Mass Biopsy: Always, Sometimes, or Never?
Eur Urol. 2016 Sep;70(3) :403-6
PMID: 27085625 URL: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27085625
AbstractRenal mass biopsy is a useful clinical tool; nevertheless, in a majority of patients, renal mass biopsy in its current form does not alter clinical management. Its routine use in all-comers is not indicated outside of clinical protocols.
Notes1873-7560 Kutikov, Alexander Smaldone, Marc C Uzzo, Robert G Haifler, Miki Bratslavsky, Gennady Leibovich, Bradley C Editorial Eur Urol. 2016 Apr 13. pii: S0302-2838(16)30024-0. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2016.04.001.