J Pediatr Surg 2021 Aug 5. Epub 2021 Aug 5.
Department of Surgery, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Mail Stop 133, Memphis, TN 38105, United States; Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38105, United States. Electronic address:
Purpose: To describe the oncologic and surgical management of bilateral Wilms tumor or Wilms tumor arising in a horseshoe kidney with intravenous tumor thrombus to help pediatric surgeons negotiate this rare and difficult anatomic circumstance.
Methods: A single-institution, retrospective medical record review identified 4 cases of bilateral WT and one case of WT arising in a horseshoe kidney with intravenous tumor thrombus between 2009 and 2021. The presentation, imaging, chemotherapy regimen, intraoperative approach, and surgical and oncologic outcomes were reviewed for each of these patients. Read More