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Table 1 Reported cases of solitary metastasis to the pleura from renal cell carcinoma

From: Solitary pleural metastasis from renal cell carcinoma: a case of successful resection

Reference Age Sex Characteristic of lesion Therapy Prognosis
Latour and Shulman [5] Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown
Taylor et al. [6] 69 M Pleural tumor with huge pleural effusion BSC Dead at 4 months
Ishida et al. [7] 71 M Pleural tumor with huge pleural effusion BSC Dead at 2 months
Yamasaki et al. [8] 61 M Pleural tumor with huge pleural effusion Unknown Unknown
Nakamura et al. [9] 50 M Pleural tumor with huge pleural effusion Operation Unknown
Azuma et al. [10] 74 M Pleural tumor with pleural effusion Unknown Dead at 3 months
Ohnishi et al. [11] 66 M Huge pleural effusion IFNα Unknown
Kamiyoshihara et al. [12] 68 M Pleural tumor with huge pleural effusion IFNα/RT Dead at 15 months
Mizunuma et al. [13] 59 M Pleural tumor with huge pleural effusion BSC Dead at 2 months
Kragel and Wei [14] 58 M Metastasis to solitary fibrous tumor of the pleura Operation Dead at 6 months
Kang et al. [15] 51 M Pleural tumor with pleural effusion Unknown Unknown
Sun et al. [16] 50 M Multiple nodules with pleural effusion Chemotherapy Alive at 8 months
Yoshii et al. [17] 67 M Pleural tumor with huge pleural effusion Chemotherapy Alive at 10 months
Our case 75 M Pleural tumor Operation Alive at 92 months
  1. BSC, best supportive care; RT, radiation therapy.