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Ischemia is not an independent predictive factor of chronic renal failure after partial nephrectomy in a solitary kidney in patients without pre-operative renal insufficiency
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2015 (English)In: Progrès en urologie (Paris), ISSN 1166-7087, Vol. 25, no 1, 27-33 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Objective: To assess the influence of vascular clamping and ischemia time on long-term post-operative renal function following partial nephrectomy (PN) for cancer in a solitary kidney.

Patients and methods: This is a retrospective study including 259 patients managed by PN between 1979 and 2010 in 13 centers. Clamping use, technique choice (pedicular or parenchymal clamping), ischemia time, and peri-operative data were collected. Pre-operative and last follow-up glomerular filtration rates were compared. A multivariate analysis using a Cox model was performed to assess the impact of ischemia on post-operative chronic renal failure risk.

Results: Mean tumor size was 4.0 ± 2.3 cm and mean pre-operative glomerular filtration rate was 60.8 ± 18.9 mL/min. One hundred and six patients were managed with warm ischemia (40.9%) and 53 patients with cold ischemia (20.5%). Thirty patients (11.6%) have had a chronic kidney disease. In multivariate analysis, neither vascular clamping (P = 0.44) nor warm ischemia time (P = 0.1) were associated with a pejorative evolution of renal function. Pre-operative glomerular filtration rate (P < 0.0001) and blood loss volume (P = 0.02) were significant independent predictive factors of long-term renal failure.

Conclusion: Renal function following PN in a solitary kidney seems to depend on non-reversible factors such as pre-operative glomerular filtration rate. Our findings minimize the role of vascular clamping and ischemia time, which were not significantly associated with chronic renal failure risk in our study.

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2015. Vol. 25, no 1, 27-33 p.
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Partial nephrectomy, Solitary kidney, Nephron-sparing surgery, Renal function
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URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-101417DOI: 10.1016/j.purol.2014.09.039ISI: 000349935800005PubMedID: 25450751OAI: diva2:805951
Available from: 2015-04-17 Created: 2015-03-30 Last updated: 2016-06-01Bibliographically approved

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