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Val-bernal and colleagues reported a case of incidental bladder lipoma during a cystoscopic examination after a nephroureterectomy for high-grade urothelial carcinoma of the renal pelvis; the lipoma was smooth and yellow with a submucosal polyp on the dome of the bladder wall.
Is nephroureterectomy necessary in all cases of upper tract transitional cell carcinoma: longterm results of conservative endourologic management of upper tract transitional cell carcinoma in individuals with a normal contralateral kidney.
Results suggest that laparoscopic radical nephroureterectomy reduces morbidity and shortens recovery time, compared with open surgery, and data on oncologic efficacy are beginning to emerge, she said.
We also suggest that nephroureterectomy is a better choice when planning a nephrectomy for benign diseases such as vesicoureteral reflux.
Laparoscopic nephroureterectomy in pelvic urothelial carcinoma with situs inversus totalis: Preoperative training using a patient-specific simulator.
3) The present case is the first reported of successful treatment of primary invasive SCC of the upper urinary tract by neoadjuvant chemotherapy and nephroureterectomy.
1,2) Traditionally, surgery for upper tract urothelial carcinoma consists of nephroureterectomy (NU), including resection of bladder cuff, with or without regional retroperitoneal and/or pelvic lymphadenectomy.
It is important to recognize that medical kidney diseases may be present in nonneoplastic renal tissue in nephrectomy and nephroureterectomy specimens.
3) However, previous cases were managed with nephroureterectomy, anti-tuberculous medications or both.
Treatment includes nephroureterectomy, segmental resection, and conservative approaches, such as stents or nephrostomy.