What is the role of nephroureterectomy in the treatment of urothelial tumors of the renal pelvis and ureters?

Updated: Aug 07, 2020
  • Author: Kyle A Richards, MD, FACS; Chief Editor: Bradley Fields Schwartz, DO, FACS  more...
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Nephroureterectomy with excision of the bladder cuff is considered the standard therapy in patients with high-volume renal pelvis transitional cell carcinoma (TCC), regionally extensive disease, and high-grade or high-stage lesions.


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