Decision Aid Summary
|Title||Should I have surgery to remove part or all of my kidney for my kidney tumor? A decision aid to discuss treatment options with your urologist.|
|Audience||People with kidney tumors considering surgery.|
|Options included||Minimally-invasive total nephrectomy (laparoscopic radical).
Open partial nephrectomy (open sub-total).
Minimally-invasive partial nephrectomy (laparoscopic or robotic sub-total).
|Year of last update or review||2018|
|Format||Web, paper, PDF|
|How to obtain||Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website|
|Developer||Dr. Luke Lavallée|
|Where was it firstname.lastname@example.org
The Ottawa Hospital, Division of Urology; Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
|Health condition||Kidney Cancer|
|Type of decision aid||Treatment|
|Based on IPDAS criteria (International Patient Decision Aid Standards) this decision aid (and/or supporting materials) meets:|
|7 out of 7 criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid|
|9 out of 9 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision|
|Not applicable: other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing|
Last modified: 2017-04-06.