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Pre-Nephrectomy Kidney Volume Matters

Pre-nephrectomy (kidney removal) volume, otherwise known as parenchyma ,was measured in 75 patients who underwent the procedure from 2000-2010. “Over median follow-up of 36 months postsurgery, progression to Chronic Kidney Disease (defined as GFR less than 60) occurred in 42.6% of patients…Median time to reach CKD postnephrectomy is 12.7 (range 0.03–43.66) months for renal volume …

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