The use of preoperative chemotherapy in Wilms' tumor with contained retroperitoneal rupture Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols
  • Kidney Neoplasms
  • Neoadjuvant Therapy
  • Wilms Tumor

abstract

  • Neoadjuvant chemotherapy allowed for complete resection and avoidance of total abdominal radiation in 3 patients with ruptured Wilms' tumor and hematoma within the retroperitoneum. These data support the use of initial chemotherapy in children with retroperitoneal rupture and hematoma of Wilms' tumor at diagnosis.

publication date

  • September 2007

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2007.04.036

PubMed ID

  • 17848255

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1595

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 42

number

  • 9