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The role of embolization in the management of tumour recurrence after radical nephrectomy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20081645     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This article presents the case of a 56-year-old woman who developed a tumour recurrence following radical nephrectomy. This was invading the descending colon and causing severe gastrointestinal haemorrhage. Angiography revealed neovascularization from T11 and T12 intercostal arteries, which were successfully embolized percutaneously.
Kashif Akhtar; George Lee; Masood Khan; Adam Mitchell; Naomi Livni; Timothy Christmas
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of hospital medicine (London, England : 2005)     Volume:  71     ISSN:  1750-8460     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Hosp Med (Lond)     Publication Date:  2010 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-01-18     Completed Date:  2010-05-13     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101257109     Medline TA:  Br J Hosp Med (Lond)     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  52     Citation Subset:  IM    
Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, North West Thames Rotation.
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MeSH Terms
Carcinoma, Renal Cell / pathology,  therapy*
Colonic Neoplasms / secondary,  therapy*
Embolization, Therapeutic / methods*
Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage / etiology,  therapy
Kidney Neoplasms / pathology,  therapy*
Lung Neoplasms / secondary
Middle Aged
Neoplasm Recurrence, Local / pathology,  therapy
Nephrectomy / methods*
Stomach Neoplasms / secondary
Treatment Outcome

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