Meta‐analysis of the prevalence of renal cancer detected by abdominal ultrasonography. BJS 2017; 104: 648-659.
Published: 13th April 2017
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The potential for an ultrasound‐based screening programme for renal cell carcinoma (
A systematic search of
Sixteen studies (413 551 patients) were included in the final analysis. The pooled prevalence of renal mass was 0·36 (95 per cent c.i. 0·23 to 0·52) per cent and the prevalence of histologically proven
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