Angiographic infarction of a large hypernephroma with a tissue adhesive for control of hematuria

M. Sullivan, J. Rosch, C. V. Hodges

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Abstract

A case of a large inoperable hypernephroma in a 69-year-old man is presented. Recurrent life-threatening hematuria was controlled successfully by transcatheter embolization and infarction of the tumor using a tissue adhesive called isobutyl 2-cyanoacrylate. The patient remained without hematuria for 18 months until death from extensive metastatic disease. The advantages and disadvantages of tissue adhesive as an embolization material are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)863-864
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Urology
Volume118
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1977

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