Percutaneous Management of Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma in a Transplant Kidney

Tolulope Bakare, Omer A. Raheem, Rodney Davis, Samy Heshmat, Mohamed H. Kamel

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Abstract

Upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) accounts for approximately 5% of all urothelial cancers. The gold standard for managing UTUC is radical nephroureterectomy. Management options may vary depending on the overall clinical picture of the patient and it becomes particularly complex when UTUC develops in a transplanted kidney. We herein present a case report of a 56-year-old male with UTUC in a transplant kidney managed percutaneously with successful salvage of the transplant kidney.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)215-218
Number of pages4
JournalCurrent Urology
Volume8
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2014

Keywords

  • Kidney space-occupying lesion
  • Kidney transplant
  • Tumor
  • Ureteroscopy
  • Urothelial cancer

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Reproductive Medicine
  • Oncology
  • Urology

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