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We report a case of prostate adenocarcinoma metastatic to the ureter. This is the 25th case reported in the literature. The patient was submitted to surgery with the diagnosis of prostate carcinoma and unclassified ureteral tumor since the available preoperative diagnostic methods did not permit determining the nature of the tumor. Conservative ureteral… (More)
The authors describe two cases of urinary infection and stone formation as late complications of Gil-Vernet's antireflux treatment. The immediate cause of these complications was the migration to the mucosal surface of the nonabsorbable sutures employed in this technique.
A case report of a woman 31 years old, with 19 weeks gestation, who presented with acute abdomen signs and symptoms: we performed a laparotomy finding uterine rupture and placenta percreta. It's a rare pathology, and we found few cases reported in literature. None in Mexico.
The authors present the results of a new course of treatment with thiotepa which has the advantage of presenting almost no myelodepressive effects while being as effective as the treatment put forward by other authors.
We present our casuistry of 17 embolized kidney adenocarcinomas with fibrin sponge and/or metal spirals. In 13, the embolization was preoperative and in 4 palliative. In two out of the latter group a control aortogram revealing no rechanneling of the renal artery, was performed several weeks later. We mention the clinico-biochemical disorders caused by… (More)
Arterial leiomyosarcomas account for up to 21% of vascular leiomyosarcomas, with 56% of arterial leiomyosarcomas occurring in the pulmonary artery. While isolated cases of primary pulmonary artery leiomyosarcoma document survival up to 36 months after treatment, these uncommon, aggressive tumors are highly lethal, with 1-year survival estimated at 20% from… (More)