Alexander Lazica

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BACKGROUND Upper urinary tract (UUT) tumours are often a diagnostic challenge. Because of delayed diagnosis at an advanced stage, prognosis is less qualitative when compared to bladder tumours. There is, therefore, a need for reliable markers to improve diagnosis. OBJECTIVE Because of the difficulty in interpreting washing cytologies of the UUT, we(More)
Ureteral strictures were induced experimentally by unilateral partial ligation of the upper ureter on the left side in 56 female rabbits. Six weeks later, stricture stability was documented by intravenous urography. In all cases, there was fibrosis of the muscular wall of the ureter. The lumen, although narrowed to various degrees, was preserved in most(More)
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