Investigating a Novel Modifiable Factor Affecting Renal Function After Partial Nephrectomy: Cortical Renorrhaphy

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You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Age: Between 18 - 100 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria
Presence of cT1 renal mass by diagnostic CT assessment.
Scheduled for partial nephrectomy of renal mass.
Expected survival of at least 3 months.
ECOG ? 1.
Negative serum/urine pregnancy test within 24 hours for females of child bearing age prior to surgery
Recovered from toxicity of any prior therapy to grade 1 or better
If biopsy of mass has been done, pathology must be consistent with RCC.
Exclusion Criteria
Solitary kidney
Multiple or bilateral renal masses
Hepatic or renal toxicity (GFR leeding diathesis or inability to hold anticoagulation for surgery
Participation in another investigational trial concurrently or within 30 days
Significant acute or chronic medical, neurologic, or psychiatric illness in the subject that, in the judgment of the Principal Investigator, could compromise subject safety, limit the subject's ability to complete the study, and/or compromise the objectives of the study.

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