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Urachal adenocarcinoma. Case report and bibliographic review.
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PMID:  22619143     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVE: Literature review of adenocarcinoma of the urachus in connection with two cases recently diagnosed and treated in our center. METHODS/RESULTS: We report 2 cases of urachus Adenocarcinoma treated in our institution, both underwent extended partial cystectomy including excision of the urachus up to the umbilicus. CONCLUSION: Urachal adenocarcinoma is an exceptional tumor, of poor prognosis, the treatment of which is surgical (partial cystectomy), and the main predictors of disease-free survival are the degree of tumor differentiation and the free margins of the surgical specimen.
Authors:
Gabriel Ogaya Piniés; Felipe Herranz Amo; Gregorio Escribano Patiño; Enrique Lledó García; Roberto Molina Escudero; Adrián Husillos Alonso; Carlos Hernández Fernández
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archivos espanoles de urologia     Volume:  65     ISSN:  1576-8260     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-5-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0064757     Medline TA:  Arch Esp Urol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG; SPA     Pagination:  498-501     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Urology. Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón. Madrid. Spain.
Vernacular Title:
Adenocarcinoma de uraco. Presentación de 2 casos y revisión de la literatura.
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