Aditee P. Ambardekar

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Wilms' Tumor

What the Anesthesiologist Should Know before the Operative Procedure Wilms’ tumor is the most common renal malignancy in children. The majority of Wilms’ tumors are sporadic mutations that cause proliferation of embryonal metanephric blastemal cells; the usual presentation is that of a healthy, preschool-aged child with an asymptomatic abdominal mass. Less commonly, Wilms’ tumors are…

Wilms' Tumor

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Wilms tumor (WT) is the most common childhood renal tumor, accounting for about 6% of all childhood malignant disease. Approximately 500 new cases are diagnosed in North America each year. The majority of cases (> 80%) are diagnosed in children less than 5 years of age, with nearly…

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