Detection of upper urinary tract transitional cell carcinoma with ImmunoCyt: a preliminary report.

@article{Lodde2001DetectionOU,
  title={Detection of upper urinary tract transitional cell carcinoma with ImmunoCyt: a preliminary report.},
  author={Michele Lodde and Christine Mian and H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Wiener and Andrea Haitel and Armin Pycha and Michael J. Marberger},
  journal={Urology},
  year={2001},
  volume={58 3},
  pages={
          362-6
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To assess the clinical performance of ImmunoCyt in the detection of upper urinary tract transitional cell carcinoma (UT-TCC). This newly developed immunocytochemical test detects three cellular markers specific for TCC. METHODS Thirty-seven patients with symptoms and/or findings on imaging suggestive of UT tumors were prospectively evaluated. All patients underwent a standard cytologic evaluation and ImmunoCyt testing of voided urine, as well as imaging studies. Urine samples were… CONTINUE READING

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