Fumitaka Motomura

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Side effects and serious complications of intravesical bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) therapy were reviewed in 120 patients with transitional cell carcinoma of the urinary bladder from October, 1983 to June, 1989 at Hirosaki University Hospital. As local side effects, 102 patients (85.0%) had bladder irritability with frequency and/or micturition pain, and(More)
We report the result of prophylactic intravesical instillation of BCG after surgery of upper tract urothelial carcinoma. The BCG Tokyo 172 strain was given preoperatively and/or postoperatively, as a rule, in a dose of 80 mg in 30 ml saline instilled into the bladder. Only one (14.3%) of the 7 patients with intravesical BCG developed bladder tumor at 14(More)
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