Transcatheter renal artery embolization in the treatment of infected cutaneous ureterostomy.

Palliative renal ablation by means of transcatheter embolization is described. A patient with left cutaneous ureterostomy suffered from urosepsis. The left kidney was embolized using isobutyl-2-cyanoacrylate and Lipiodol in order to stop infected urine excretion. Complete recovery was achieved.