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Bilateral transitional cell carcinoma of the kidney: a case report
Division of urology, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario
Nov  1996 (Vol.  3, Issue  4, Pages( 279 - 281)


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  • Bilateral nephrectomy for transitional cell carcinoma of the renal pelvis is a rare procedure. We report two cases of bilateral nephrectomy for transitional cell carcinoma. Both patients were placed on dialysis. A review of the literature revealed three other cases of transitional cell carcinoma treated with bilateral nephrectomies. Based on our experience and the review of current literature, we recommend a waiting period of 2 years on dialysis post-operatively before proceeding to transplantation.