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A 37-year-old male asked:

if tur opr doesn't work,what is the most efficient method for treating of upper urinary obstruction in ureteric orifices caused by bladder tumors?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
It depends...: Ureteric obstruction needs quick relief. This can be obtained with one or another of several options. A stent can be placed in some cases. A nephrostomy tube can be inserted to provide temporary relief. The Bladder tumor can be treated with either chemotherapy or Radiotherapy but it may take more than 1 to 2 weeks to shrink the tumor to resolve the obstruction. Your Urologist should guide you furt

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