Ureteric angioplasty balloon placement to increase localised dosage of BCG for renal pelvis TCC.
AffiliationDepartment of Urology, St. James's Hospital, James's St., Dublin 8. firstname.lastname@example.org
Carcinoma, Transitional Cell
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CitationUreteric angioplasty balloon placement to increase localised dosage of BCG for renal pelvis TCC. 2012, 105 (3):87-8 Ir Med J
PublisherIrish Medical Journal (IMJ)
JournalIrish medical journal
AbstractEndoscopic percutaneous resection of a renal pelvis transitional cell carcinoma (TCC) is a viable treatment option in those who would be rendered dialysis dependent following a nephroureterectomy. We report endoscopic percutaneous resection of an upper tract TCC recurrence in a single functioning kidney followed by antegrade renal pelvis BCG instillation with novel placement of inflated angioplasty balloon in the ureter to help localise its effect.
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