Table 8

Ancillary techniques use for reporting of renal tumours

Is immunohistochemistry used for histological typing?
 Only in some cases92.0150/163
Do you use any of these stains for typing of renal tumours?
 RCC-Ma (RCC)30.950/162
 HMW cytokeratin52.585/162
 c-kit (CD117)61.199/162
 Hale's colloidal iron52.585/162
Do you use FISH or other ancillary techniques than immunohistochemistry for diagnosis in difficult cases?
  • FISH, fluorescence in-situ hibridisation; RCC, renal cell carcinoma.