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TitleBiodegradable drug-eluting stents: targeting urothelial tumors of upper urinary tract
Author(s)Barros, Alexandre António Antunes
Browne, S.
Oliveira, C.
Reis, R. L.
Duarte, Ana Rita C.
Healy, K. E.
Lima, Estêvão Augusto Rodrigues de
KeywordsBiodegrable
Drug-eluting
Stents
Urothelial cancer
Issue date2016
PublisherElsevier
CitationBarros A. A., Browne S., Oliveira C., Reis R. L., Duarte A. R. C., Healy K. E., Lima E. Biodegradable drug-eluting stents: Targeting urothelial tumors of upper urinary tract, Journal of Urology, doi:10.1016/j.juro.2016.02.729, 2016
Abstract(s)Urothelial tumors of upper urinary tract are ranked among the most common types of cancers worldwide. The current standard therapy to prevent recurrence is intravesical Bacillus-Calmetteâ Guerin (BCG) immunotherapy, but it presents several disadvantages such as BCG failure and intolerance. Another way is to use chemotherapy, which is generally better tolerated that BCG. In this case, drugs such as epirubicin, doxorubicin, paclitaxel and gemcitabine are used. Nevertheless, intravesical chemotherapy only prevents recurrence in the short-term.
TypeAbstract
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/42046
DOI10.1016/j.juro.2016.02.729
ISSN0022-5347
Publisher versionhttp://www.jurology.com/article/S0022-5347(16)01017-X/abstract
Peer-Reviewedyes
AccessOpen access
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