What is the site distribution of upper tract transitional cell carcinoma (TCC)?

Updated: Aug 07, 2020
  • Author: Kyle A Richards, MD, FACS; Chief Editor: Bradley Fields Schwartz, DO, FACS  more...
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Rates of distribution for transitional cell carcinoma are 58% for the renal pelvis, 35% for the ureter (73% of which are located in the distal ureter), 7% for both the renal pelvis and ureter, and 2-5% for bilateral involvement.


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