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Renal cell carcinoma with retro-aortic renal vein thrombus: a case series.

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OBJECTIVE: To present three cases of tumour thrombus in the retro-aortic renal vein (RARV) arising from left renal cell carcinomas (RCCs), a very rare event (<1:1000-2000 per case) and to discuss the embryological, radiological and surgical aspects of this anomaly. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Three cases of RCC with RARV thrombus presented in a 1-month period at one institution. RESULTS: All three cases were identified before surgery by computed tomography (CT) urograms and had a successful nep...

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Cranston, D More by this author
Sullivan, M More by this author
Journal:
BJU international
Volume:
105
Issue:
5
Pages:
628-630
Publication date:
2010-03-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1464-410X
ISSN:
1464-4096
URN:
uuid:50ceab50-08a7-4cb0-b6ff-5a19d4c33b6a
Source identifiers:
27101
Local pid:
pubs:27101

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