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Renal transplantation in Lindau-von Hippel Disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  327975     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Renal cell carcinoma may develop in up to 25% of patients with Lindau-von Hippel disease who survive the earlier manifestations of this disease, and this neoplasm may frequently be bilateral. With early detection of such lesions, operative cure of renal cell carcinoma is more likely in these patients. However, some patients may need to undergo bilateral nephrectomy for cure. Such a patient may benefit from cadaver renal transplant in spite of the increased risk of cancer in immunosuppressed patients. We present such a case in a patient with Lindau-von Hippel disease.
G J Peterson; J E Codd; R E Cuddihee; W T Newton
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of surgery (Chicago, Ill. : 1960)     Volume:  112     ISSN:  0004-0010     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch Surg     Publication Date:  1977 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-08-12     Completed Date:  1977-08-12     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9716528     Medline TA:  Arch Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  841-2     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Adenocarcinoma / surgery*
Angiomatosis / surgery*
Kidney Neoplasms / surgery*
Kidney Transplantation*
Transplantation, Homologous
von Hippel-Lindau Disease / genetics,  surgery*

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