Management of malignant ureteral obstruction in the palliative care setting.

Abstract

Acute renal failure due to bilateral ureteral obstruction is a common problem in palliative care. We report on two patients with advanced rectosigmold carcinoma in which bilateral malignant ureteral obstruction was managed by pharmacological and endourologic methods, respectively. The first patient showed excellent response to high-dose corticosteroids. The… (More)

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@article{Smith1995ManagementOM, title={Management of malignant ureteral obstruction in the palliative care setting.}, author={P. Smith and E Bruera}, journal={Journal of pain and symptom management}, year={1995}, volume={10 6}, pages={481-6} }