Carcinoma of the ureter

A clinicopathologic study of 49 cases

C. Anderstrom, Sonny Lennart Johansson, S. Pettersson, L. Wahlqvist

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We reviewed 49 patients with urothelial tumors of the ureter: 33 male and 16 female patients with a mean age of 64.8 and 66.3 years, respectively. Median follow-up was 83 months. Gross hematuria was present in 29 patients and a silent kidney was found in 21. The majority of the tumors were in the distal ureter and approximately 50 per cent of the patients had synchronous or asynchronous urothelial tumors. The majority of the patients had low grade, low stage tumors (75 per cent). A total of 21 patients underwent local resection and none died of tumor. Only 1 of these 21 patients had an ipsilateral recurrence. Nephroureterectomy was performed in 24 patients and 5 of them died of ureteral tumor, including 4 in whom periureteral tumor growth initially was recorded. The prognosis of patients with papillomas or grades 1 to 3, stages Pa to P1 ureteral tumors was excellent and a consecutive approach is recommended for these patients. Abuse of combination analgesics containing phenacetin, phenazone and caffeine may be a risk factor for development of ureteral tumors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)280-283
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Urology
Volume142
Issue number2 I
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1989

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Ureter
Carcinoma
Neoplasms
Phenacetin
Antipyrine
Papilloma
Hematuria
Caffeine
Analgesics
Kidney
Recurrence

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Anderstrom, C., Johansson, S. L., Pettersson, S., & Wahlqvist, L. (1989). Carcinoma of the ureter: A clinicopathologic study of 49 cases. Journal of Urology, 142(2 I), 280-283. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0022-5347(17)38730-X

Carcinoma of the ureter : A clinicopathologic study of 49 cases. / Anderstrom, C.; Johansson, Sonny Lennart; Pettersson, S.; Wahlqvist, L.

In: Journal of Urology, Vol. 142, No. 2 I, 01.01.1989, p. 280-283.

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Anderstrom, C, Johansson, SL, Pettersson, S & Wahlqvist, L 1989, 'Carcinoma of the ureter: A clinicopathologic study of 49 cases', Journal of Urology, vol. 142, no. 2 I, pp. 280-283. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0022-5347(17)38730-X
Anderstrom C, Johansson SL, Pettersson S, Wahlqvist L. Carcinoma of the ureter: A clinicopathologic study of 49 cases. Journal of Urology. 1989 Jan 1;142(2 I):280-283. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0022-5347(17)38730-X
Anderstrom, C. ; Johansson, Sonny Lennart ; Pettersson, S. ; Wahlqvist, L. / Carcinoma of the ureter : A clinicopathologic study of 49 cases. In: Journal of Urology. 1989 ; Vol. 142, No. 2 I. pp. 280-283.
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