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Actas Urológicas Españolas

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BRAVO FERNANDEZ, I. et al. Synchronous bilateral urothelial carcinoma of the upper urinary tract. Actas Urol Esp [online]. 2006, vol.30, n.3, pp.335-339. ISSN 0210-4806.

Objective: Report a case of a synchronous bilateral urothelial carcinoma of the upper urinary tract without bladder affectation. Methods: We describe the diagnosis and treatment of a case of a bilateral upper urothelial carcinoma. Conclusions: Synchronous bilateral urithelial carcinoma of the upper urinary tract without bladder affectation in an unusual occurance (1-5% of urothelial tumors) and radical surgery continues to be the treatment of choice, although it is possible to take a less aggressive approuch with selected groups of patient, in which we can achiese a survival rate similar to that which we obtain with radical surgery.

Keywords : Upper urinary tract; Urothelial carcinoma; Treatment.

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