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 developed? lulavallee@toh.ca
The Ottawa Hospital, Division of Urology; Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Canada
Health condition Kidney Cancer
Type of decision aid Treatment
Language English
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.