Nephrometry is a novel scoring system that quantifies the salient anatomy of renal masses in order to provide a useful clinical tool for: (1) guiding managment decisions and (2) more meaningful comparisons of reports in the urological literature.
Nephrometry score of 4 to 6 = low complexity
Nephrometry score of 7 to 9 = moderate complexity
Nephrometry score of 10 to 12 = high complexity
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