Ureterosigmoidostomy: long-term results, risk of carcinoma and etiological factors for carcinogenesis.

@article{Klble1990UreterosigmoidostomyLR,
  title={Ureterosigmoidostomy: long-term results, risk of carcinoma and etiological factors for carcinogenesis.},
  author={Tilmann K{\"a}lble and Anthony R. Tricker and Peter Friedl and Ruediger Waldherr and Johnston Hoang and Gerd Staehler and Klaus M{\"o}hring},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={1990},
  volume={144 5},
  pages={
          1110-4
        }
}
We followed postoperatively 75 patients who underwent ureterosigmoidostomy between 1942 and 1987. Of the patients 30 were asked to undergo routine examination, including fiberoptic sigmoidoscopy with biopsy and analysis of a urine-feces slurry for nitrate, nitrite and nitrosamines in comparison to 20 control volunteers. After a mean observation of 14 years 7 months (1 to 46 years) 64.5% of the patients had bilaterally normal kidneys without any previous complications, 77.5% of the renal units… CONTINUE READING
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