BMC Urol 2020 Oct 28;20(1):172. Epub 2020 Oct 28.
Department of Urology, Houston Methodist Hospital, 6560 Fannin Street, Suite 2100, Houston, TX, 77030, USA.
Background: Endoscopic management of low risk upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) may be considered in select clinical scenarios, which allows sparing the morbidity of radical nephroureterectomy while achieving acceptable oncological outcomes and preservation of kidney function. Herein, we present a case with UTUC in a solitary kidney managed with 532 nm laser vaporization through a percutaneous approach.
Case Presentation: The patient in this video (Additional file 1) is an 85-year-old woman who presented with a bulky tumor in the collecting system of a congenital solitary left kidney, which was a biopsy proven low grade urothelial carcinoma. Read More