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Nephron-sparing surgery for the management of upper tract urothelial carcinoma: an outline of surgical technique and review of outcomes.

Transl Androl Urol 2020 Dec;9(6):3160-3167

Eastern Health Clinical School, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia.

Upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) often occurs in elderly patients with multiple co-morbidities including renal impairment. As such, nephron sparing surgery (NSS) often needs to be considered. This article reviews the available NSS techniques for UTUC, including ureteroscopy, percutaneous approaches and segmental ureterectomy. Read More

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December 2020

Robot-Assisted Surgery for Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma.

Urol Clin North Am 2021 Feb 5;48(1):71-80. Epub 2020 Nov 5.

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, 8635 West Third Street, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA. Electronic address:

Upper tract urothelial carcinoma is a rare malignancy for which surgery provides definitive management. Open radical nephroureterectomy was the gold standard treatment, but laparoscopic and robot-assisted approaches are alternative options. Kidney-sparing approaches are feasible for carefully selected patients with ureteral cancer. Read More

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February 2021

Diagnosis and surgical treatment of bilateral ureteral calculi, hydronephrosis, pyometra, pyocolpos, vestibulovaginal stenosis, and imperforate hymen in a dog: A rare critical case report.

J Adv Vet Anim Res 2020 Sep 29;7(3):384-390. Epub 2020 Jun 29.

Department of Veterinary Surgery, Royal Animal Medical Center, Jungnang-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Objective: Bilateral ureteral calculi, hydronephrosis, pyometra, pyocolpos, vestibulovaginal stenosis, and imperforate hymen in a dog are uncommon and can be difficult to diagnose. The aim of this article is to report diagnostic challenges and successful surgical treatment of this rare event and the long-term outcomes.

Materials And Methods: A 5-year-old, spayed (partial ovariohysterectomy) female dog was primarily diagnosed with bilateral hydronephrosis and ureter obstruction due to urolithiasis along with pyometra. Read More

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September 2020

Risk stratification for upper tract urinary carcinoma.

Transl Androl Urol 2020 Aug;9(4):1799-1808

Sorbonne Université, GRC n°5, ONCOTYPE-URO, AP-HP, Urology Department, Hôpital Pitié-Salpêtrière, F-75013 Paris, France.

Upper tract urinary carcinoma (UTUC) is a heterogeneous group of rare tumors. The aim of this article is to critically review current therapeutic strategies and to propose a change in the risk-stratification of the disease. A non-systematic review of the literature was performed using the Medline database with the search terms: "upper tract urothelial carcinoma" together with "prognostic factor", "risk stratification", "risk factor", "recurrence", "predictive tool", "nomograms" and "treatment". Read More

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Primary mucinous adenocarcinoma of the renal pelvis misdiagnosed as calculous pyonephrosis: a case report and literature review.

Transl Androl Urol 2020 Apr;9(2):781-788

Department of Urology, Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, Changsha 410008, China.

Primary mucinous adenocarcinoma of the renal pelvis is a rare malignant disease that is difficult to diagnose preoperatively. There are still no characteristic symptoms, radiological features, or standard treatment for this tumor with only ~100 cases reported. The prognosis is poor. Read More

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Wide Excision of a Retroperitoneal Liposarcoma with En Bloc Ureterectomy and Renal Salvage by Autotransplantation.

Case Rep Transplant 2019 11;2019:9725169. Epub 2019 Dec 11.

Department of Surgery, University of the Philippines-Philippine General Hospital, Manila, Philippines.

Liposarcoma is a malignant mesenchymal neoplasm composed of adipose tissue with varying degrees of atypia. These tumors grow slowly and may reach an enormous size particularly if located in the retroperitoneum. We report a 40-year-old male with a 6-month history of gradual abdominal enlargement. Read More

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December 2019

Prone posterior retroperitoneoscopic access to the kidney in children: the controlled optical trocar approach.

J Pediatr Urol 2019 Oct 13;15(5):580-581. Epub 2019 Aug 13.

Dept of Paediatric Urology, Evelina London Children's Hospital, London, UK.

Introduction: Conventional access for renal surgery through the retro-peritoneum includes the blind percutaneous approach using a haemostatic clip and the Gaur balloon dissection technique or alternatively the open cut-down approach. The authors present a video detailing the technique of optical access into the retro-peritoneum.

Objective: Demonstration of the optical access technique into the retroperitoneal space using the optical trocar. Read More

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October 2019

Successful Resection of Cisplatin-Resistant Renal Pelvic Cancer after the Administration of Pembrolizumab as Second-Line Therapy.

Case Rep Oncol 2019 May-Aug;12(2):548-553. Epub 2019 Jul 16.

Departments of Urology and Renal Transplantation, Yokohama City University Medical Center, Yokohama, Japan.

Pembrolizumab has been used as a second-line systemic therapy for urothelial carcinoma. We herein report a case of cisplatin-resistant renal-pelvic urothelial carcinoma that was successfully resected after pembrolizumab treatment. A 74-year-old woman was referred to our hospital for further examination for gross hematuria and a renal-pelvis tumor. Read More

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Retroperitoneoscopic approach for partial nephrectomy in children with duplex kidney: A case report.

World J Clin Cases 2019 May;7(10):1169-1176

Department of Pediatrics, PLA General Hospital, Beijing 100853, China.

Background: Renal duplication is a common deformity of the urinary system, with an incidence of approximately 1/125 in children. Symptomatic patients with hydronephrosis, vesicoureteral reflux, or incontinence may require surgical interventions. Laparoscopy and retroperitoneoscopy are the two main accesses for partial nephrectomy. Read More

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Retroperitoneal and laparoscopic heminephrectomy in duplex kidney in infants and children.

Transl Pediatr 2016 Oct;5(4):245-250

Pediatric Surgery Unit, Lenval Hospital, Nice, France.

Background: Two main techniques are adopted to perform partial nephrectomy in children: laparoscopy and retroperitoneoscopy. The aim of this paper is to review the larger multicentric experience recently published by our group to review indications, techniques and results of both approaches.

Methods: Data of 102 patients underwent partial nephrectomy in a 5-year period using minimally invasive surgery (MIS) procedures were analyzed. Read More

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October 2016

What's the best minimal invasive approach to pediatric nephrectomy and heminephrectomy: conventional laparoscopy (CL), single-site (LESS) or robotics (RAS)?

Transl Pediatr 2016 Oct;5(4):240-244

Department of Paediatric and Adolescent Surgery, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria.

Background: Conventional laparoscopy (CL) using 3-5 mm ports has become the goldstandard for pediatric nephrectomy (N), heminephrectomy (HN) and heminephrecto-ureterectomy (HNU) for many years now. Recently the spectrum of minimal invasive surgery (MIS) has been extended by variants like laparoendoscopic single-site surgery (LESS) or robot-assisted surgery (RAS). However such technical developments tend to drive surgical euphoria and feasibility studies, but may miss adequate academic research about function and proven patients' benefits. Read More

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October 2016

Risk stratification for kidney sparing procedure in upper tract urothelial carcinoma.

Transl Androl Urol 2016 Oct;5(5):711-719

Department of Urology, Rennes University Hospital, Rennes, France.

Risk stratification for kidney sparing procedures (KSP) to treat upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) is a major issue. A non-systematic Medline/PubMed literature search was performed using the terms "upper tract urothelial carcinoma" with different combinations of keywords to review the current knowledge on this topic. Original articles, reviews and editorials in English language were selected based on their clinical relevance. Read More

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October 2016

Patients with urothelial carcinoma have poor renal outcome regardless of whether they receive nephrouretectomy.

Oncotarget 2016 Sep;7(38):61679-61689

Department of Health Risk Management, College of Public Health, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan.

The association between urothelial carcinoma (UC) and subsequent ESRD incidence has not been confirmed. This was a population-based study using claims data from the Taiwan National Health Institutes from 1998 to 2010. The study cohort consisted of 26,017 patients with newly diagnosed UC and no history of ESRD, and the comparison cohort consisted of 208,136 matched enrollees without UC. Read More

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September 2016

Evaluation and outcome of the distal ureteral stump after nephro-ureterectomy in children. A comparison between laparoscopy and retroperitoneoscopy.

J Pediatr Urol 2016 Apr 14;12(2):119.e1-8. Epub 2015 Nov 14.

Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Federico II University of Naples, Naples, Italy.

Background: In children with a poorly functioning kidney due to vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) or ureteropelvic junction obstruction, management is by nephrectomy with total or proximal ureterectomy. The complete removal of all the ureter minimizes the risk of future morbidity associated with the distal ureteral stump (DUS), including febrile urinary tract infections (UTIs), lower quadrant pain and hematuria, the so-called ureteral stump syndrome.

Objective: To assess the outcome of the DUS after nephroureterectomy, we analyzed our recent experience of nephrectomy performed via retroperitoneoscopy and via laparoscopy. Read More

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Robotic-assisted laparoscopic management of ureteral endometriosis.

JSLS 2011 Jul-Sep;15(3):396-9

Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA.

Endometriosis is the leading cause of female pelvic pain and infertility and affects approximately 10% of women. Lesions involve the urinary tract in up to 6% of cases with ureteral involvement in a smaller subset of .08% to 1%. Read More

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November 2011

[Treatment of epithelial tumors of the upper urinary tracts].

Urologiia 2004 Jul-Aug(4):12-5

The authors present the results of different operative treatments of tumors of the upper urinary tracts (UUT). A total of 116 patients with UUT tumors were examined and treated from 1990 to 2002 (age 19-80 years, mean age 61.3+/- 1. Read More

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[Treatment of upper urinary tract tumors. Report of our experience].

Arch Esp Urol 2004 Apr;57(3):189-97

Servicio de Urología, Hospital Ramón y Cajal, Madrid, España.

Objectives: The objective of this article is to perform a comprehensive exposition of the various non-endourological treatment options for upper urinary tract tumors in order to set the bases to choose the most adequate surgical indication depending on tumors' and patients' characteristics; we consider the various surgical approaches, and the historic evolution from the classic indication established by Albarran (radical nephroureterectomy with bladder cuff) to the current ones more conservative. We also consider the role of radiotherapy and chemotherapy in the treatment of these tumors.

Methods/results: We refer to the conclusions of various authors and their large series published in the literature, series considered classic already, and provide support adding our experience by reviewing 223 patients treated from 1977 to 2003 with a mean follow-up of 45 months (maximum 238 months). Read More

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[Fibro-urothelial polyp in a horseshoe kidney in the case of Turner syndrome].

Prog Urol 2004 Feb;14(1):70-2

Service d'Urologie, Hôpital Charles Nicolle, Rouen, France.

The authors report a case of fibro-epithelial polyp in a young woman with Turner syndrome with features of a right ureteropelvic junction syndrome in a horseshoe kidney. The patient presented a history of chronic low back pain associated with macroscopic haematuria leading to various complementary investigations including ureteroscopy. The endoscopic appearance of the tumour suggested the diagnosis despite the presence of atypical renal pelvis cytology. Read More

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February 2004

Endoscopic management of upper urinary tract transitional cell carcinoma: long-term experience.

Cancer 2003 Jul;98(1):55-60

Department of Urology, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA.

Background: The efficacy and long-term results of endoscopic management of upper tract transitional cell carcinoma (TCC) were examined. The authors evaluated the accuracy of endoscopic biopsy in determining tumor grade in the subset of patients who underwent open surgical excision.

Methods: Between 1987 and 2001, 50 patients (17 with a solitary kidney) underwent ureteroscopy and biopsy of upper tract TCC. Read More

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[One-stage laparoscopic bilateral upper pole nephrectomy for ectopic insertion of complete ureteral duplication].

Prog Urol 2003 Apr;13(2):342-5

Service d'Urologie-Andrologie, Hôpital Nord, 42055 Saint Etienne.

Ectopic ureteric insertion of the superior renal unit in the context of complete ureteric duplication is frequently accompanied by destruction of the corresponding parenchymal territory. Surgical treatment must comprise upper pole nephrectomy with partial ureterectomy. The authors report a case of one-stage retroperitoneal laparoscopic bilateral treatment which could become the treatment of choice of this disease. Read More

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The role of refluxing distal ureteral stumps after nephrectomy.

J Pediatr Surg 2002 Apr;37(4):653-6

Instituto de Urologia e Nefrologia, São José do Rio Preto, São Paulo, Brazil.

Background/purpose: Classically, the refluxing distal ureteral stump has been removed during the nephrectomy by the means of an incision on the flank and lower abdominal wall. There are little data in the literature about the natural history of these stumps. In the current work the authors evaluated possible complications affecting the ureteral stump after total or partial nephrectomy for vesicoureteral reflux. Read More

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Congenital ureteral diverticulum coexistent with hydronephrosis caused by vascular compression involving the uterine artery and umbilical ligament: report of a case.

J Pediatr Surg 2000 Sep;35(9):1350-2

Department of Urology, Uji Tokushukai Hospital, Kyoto, Japan.

Coexistence of congenital ureteral diverticulum and hydronephrosis caused by vascular compression is a rare entity. The authors experienced a case of congenital ureteral diverticulum coexistent with hydronephrosis caused by aberrant vascular compression by uterine and umbilical arteries in a 14-year-old girl. The authors could not diagnose accurately this abnormality preoperatively by 3-dimensional computed tomography. Read More

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September 2000

[A severe form of urinary tuberculosis in children].

Ann Urol (Paris) 1997 ;31(4):177-80

Clinique Pédiatrique III, Hôpital d'Enfants de Rabat, Centre Hospitalier Ibn Sina, Rabat, Maroc.

Urinary tuberculosis is a rare disease in children. It poses major diagnostic problems because of clinical symptoms, which are often atypical and misleading. It causes serious lesions which are often multifocal and extensive, requiring complex surgical excision and urinary tract reconstruction. Read More

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December 1997

[Spontaneous nephro-cutaneous fistula].

Minerva Chir 1995 Apr;50(4):413-5

Divisione di Chirurgia Generale G. B. Morgagni, Ospedale S. Camillo, USL RM10, Roma.

The authors report a rare case of spontaneous nephrocutaneous fistula. The patient was asymptomatic and with a negative history for renal lithiasis, inflammation, trauma or tuberculosis. Radiological and echographical examinations permitted a complete study of the fistulous tract and the renal function; the staghorn calculi and pyelonephritis guided the decision to operate on the patient performing a nephrectomy and ureterectomy with a quick complete recovery. Read More

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[Pseudocystic ureteritis. Apropos of a case].

Ann Urol (Paris) 1995 ;29(5):284-6

Service d'Urologie, CHU Ibn Rochd, Hôpital Averoes, Casablanca, Maroc.

The authors report one case of ureteritis cystica in a young adult. The diagnosis was made by intravenous urography and confirmed by histologic examination. The patient was treated surgically (nephro-ureterectomy). Read More

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[Laparoscopic radical nephrectomy and ureterectomy in a child. A case report].

Prog Urol 1994 Dec;4(6):1036-8

Service de Chirurgie Pédiatrique Viscérale et Néonatale, Hôpital Armand-Trousseau, Paris.

The authors report a case of laparoscopic nephroureterectomy in a four year old girl with a small kidney destroyed by vesicoureteric reflux. Read More

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December 1994

[Adenocarcinoma of the kidney in children. Apropos of 2 cases with 8 and 17 years of follow-up].

Pediatrie 1993 ;48(9):645-8

Service de chirurgie pédiatrique, CHU Nord, Marseille, France.

The authors report on two cases of renal cell carcinoma in boys of 8 and 13 years of age revealed by gross hematuria. Following nephrectomy the evolution remains good after 8 and 17 years of follow-up. Despite the fact that renal cell carcinoma is rare in children, it must be evoked as a possible etiology in the presence of spontaneous and relapsing hematuria in a child older than 8 years of age. Read More

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[Transurethral invaginating ureterectomy].

Rozhl Chir 1991 Dec;70(12):521-3

Urologická klinika Lekárskej fakulty UK, Bratislava.

The principle of transurethral invagination ureterectomy is in the invagination of the stump of the ureter its retraction into the urinary bladder and resection of the levels of the mucosa of the urinary bladder. The authors describe the surgical procedure and experience with the treatment of seven patients. Read More

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December 1991

Myxoid leiomyosarcoma of the kidney accompanying ipsilateral ureteral transitional cell carcinoma. A case report with cytological, immunohistochemical and ultrastructural study.

Acta Pathol Jpn 1991 Sep;41(9):694-700

Department of Clinical Pathology, Tokyo Metropolitan Tama Geriatric Hospital, Japan.

The authors report a case of myxoid leiomyosarcoma of the kidney accompanying ipsilateral ureteral transitional cell carcinoma. A 74-year-old male patient complained of turbid urine and macroscopic hematuria. He also complained of left back pain, appetite loss and weight loss. Read More

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September 1991

[Endoscopic ureterectomy].

Arch Esp Urol 1991 Jun;44(5):573-7

Servicio del Urología, Hospital Clínico Universitario de Zaragoza, España.

Endoscopic ureterectomy is a minimally invasive surgical technique indicated in cases warranting ureterectomy to complement extended nephrectomy for pyelocaliceal urothelial carcinoma. The results achieved are identical to those of conventional ureterectomy (open surgery) without the inconvenience or sequelae that usually present with the latter procedure. In 1982, the authors developed the modified Dell'Adami and Breda endoscopic ureterectomy technique. Read More

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