Partial nephrectomy (also termed nephron-sparing surgery) is the gold standard for the treatment of patients with small renal masses. Studies have consistently shown that this technique allow for preservation of kidney function. However, one must consider carefully who undergoes partial nephrectomy as survival and cancer progression favors radical nephrectomy in larger masses.
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