The use of percutaneous nephrostomy in gynecologic oncology

William J. Mann, H. Peter Jander, James W. Orr, Peyton T. Taylor, Kenneth D. Hatch, Hugh M. Shingleton

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Two patients presented with cervical cancer causing renal failure secondary to ureteral obstruction. Percutaneous ureteral stents were placed allowing restoration of renal function, while radiotherapy was administered. This methodology may offer a temporary means of bypassing obstructed ureters, and is associated with low morbidity and minimal surgical risk.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)343-349
Number of pages7
JournalGynecologic oncology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Dec 1980

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology


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