Postradiation ureteral obstruction: a reappraisal.

  title={Postradiation ureteral obstruction: a reappraisal.},
  author={David Muram and H Oxorn and Raymond H. Curry and Pierre Drouin and J. H. H. Walters},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={139 3},
Thirty-four patients who received radiation therapy for carcinoma of the cervix developed hydronephrosis. Twelve of 34 (35%) had no evidence of pelvic malignancy, and the obstruction was caused by periureteral fibrosis. The incidence of obstructive uropathy due to periureteral fibrosis not associated with recurrent tumor increased when the obstructing lesion was unilateral, the clinical staging of the cervical carcinoma prior to therapy was Stage IB or Stage II rather than Stage III or Stage IV… CONTINUE READING

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