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Retroperitoneal fibrosis is a rare disease, typically with an insidious and various clinical course. The peak incidence is seen in patients 40 to 60 years of age and mostly in man. The characteristic finding in this disease is a periaortic fibrous mass that often surrounds the ureters. The diagnostic approach remains uncodified. We aimed to determine the different clinical, radiological and biological aspects of retroperitoneal fibrosis.
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Name: Progres en urologie : journal de l'Association francaise d'urologie et de la Societe francaise d'urologie
The aim of this study was to evaluate the prognostic value of persistent retroperitoneal fibrosis FDG uptake using FDG/PET CT in patients with idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis (IRF).
Retroperitoneal fibrosis (RF) is a rare disease of unclear etiology characterized by the presence of fibroinflammatory tissue in the retroperitoneal space, which can entrap and obstruct retroperitonea...
Laparoscopic adrenalectomy is an accepted treatment worldwide for adrenal gland disease in adults. The transperitoneal approach is more common. The retroperitoneal approach may be preferred, to avoid ...
Retroperitoneal fibrosis is a rare cause of renal dysfunction, typically presenting with obstructive uropathy (sometimes with extra-renal manifestations). Given its insidious and subtle presentation, ...
The purpose of this article is to present the diagnostic and surgical approach for a giant retroperitoneal sarcoma and to highlight the difficulty of a precise preoperative diagnosis and the extention...
Idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis (IRF) is a rare disease characterised by the presence of a retroperitoneal periaortic fibro-inflammatory tissue which may entrap the ureters and cause r...
To assess the association between cabergoline and other dopamine agonists (DAs), and symptomatic, diagnosed serious cardiopulmonary disorders, including: 1. Cardiac valve regurgitation ...
Both laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (LPN) and robotic partial nephrectomy (RPN) can be performed through transperitoneal (TP) or retroperitoneal (RP) approach. RP approach is less utiliz...
To elucidate whether peritoneal closure and retroperitoneal drainage can benefit clinical outcome of early gynecologic cancer patients who underwent retroperitoneal lymph node dissection.
In a retrospective study, 200 patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, fatty liver hepatitis, and fatty liver fibrosis have been identified for pathological diagnosis of liver hist...
A slowly progressive condition of unknown etiology, characterized by deposition of fibrous tissue in the retroperitoneal space compressing the ureters, great vessels, bile duct, and other structures. When associated with abdominal aortic aneurysm, it may be called chronic periaortitis or inflammatory perianeurysmal fibrosis.
Controlled studies which are planned and carried out by several cooperating institutions to assess certain variables and outcomes in specific patient populations, for example, a multicenter study of congenital anomalies in children.
New abnormal growth of tissue in the RETROPERITONEAL SPACE.
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