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Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma


Cutaneous Ureterostomy a Good Alternative for Elderly RC Patients

Segmental Ureterectomy an Option in Some UTUC Cases

A meta-analysis comparing segmental ureterectomy and radical nephroureterectomy for UTUC suggests that selected patients, such as those with low-risk ureteral tumors, might benefit from segmental ureterectomy.
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Preoperative Pyuria Predicts Bladder Recurrence After UTUC Surgery

In a small study of patients without a history of bladder cancer who undergo radical nephroureterectomy for upper tract urothelial carcinoma, preoperative pyuria was associated with a 1.7-fold increased risk of intravesical recurrence, a study found.
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