Imaging of renal cell carcinoma: state of the art and recent advances

Emilio Sacco, Marco Racioppi, Pierfrancesco Bassi, Francesco Pinto, Angelo Totaro, Alessandro D'Addessi, Gaetano Gulino, Francesco Marangi, Daniele D'Agostino, Andrea Volpe

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Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is the 13th most common cancer worldwide and accounts for 4% of all adult malignancies. Herein the state of the art and recent advances in cross-sectional radiological imaging applied to RCC are reviewed, including ultrasonography, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, and positron emission tomography.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)125-139
Number of pages15
JournalUrologia Internationalis
Publication statusPublished - 2011


  • Aged
  • Antineoplastic Agents
  • Carcinoma, Renal Cell
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Liver Neoplasms
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Positron-Emission Tomography
  • Surgical Procedures, Minimally Invasive
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed
  • Ultrasonography


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