Bilateral Nephrone Sparing Surgery for Patient with Bilateral Wilms Tumor
Iraqi Postgraduate Medical Journal,
2013, Volume 12, Issue 0, Pages 768-770
Synchronous bilateral Wilms tumors occur in 5% to 7% of children with Wilms tumor , Children with bilateral tumors should not undergo initial radical nephrectomy. These children should receive preoperative chemotherapy with the goal of tumor shrinkage and renal-sparing surgery. Preservation of renal tissue is important to decrease the incidence of renal failure.(1,2)
We report the case of bilateral renal sparing surgery for 5years old child with bilateral wilms tumor (Stage 5) nephroblastoma.
KEYWORDS:wilmstumors,nephroblastoma, partial nephrectomy.
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