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Laparoscopic distal ureterectomy and anastomosis for management of low-risk upper urinary tract transitional cell carcinoma: preliminary results.

Authors
  • Rouprêt, Morgan
  • Harmon, Justin D
  • Sanderson, Kristin M
  • Barret, Eric
  • Cathelineau, Xavier
  • Vallancien, Guy
  • Rozet, François
Type
Published Article
Journal
BJU international
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2007
Volume
99
Issue
3
Pages
623–627
Identifiers
PMID: 17407517
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Laparoscopic distal ureterectomy with direct re-implantation is technically feasible for low-risk UUT-TCC (i.e. low-grade, noninvasive), in the properly selected patient. Early oncological outcomes are promising but strict surveillance protocols must be followed.

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