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  • Condition: Non-Malignant Refractory Ureterostenosis
  • Journal: BMC urology
  • Treatment Used: Resonance and Allium Ureteral Stents
  • Number of Patients: 33
  • Published —
This study evaluated the safety and effectiveness of Resonance and Allium metallic stents in the treatment of patients with non-malignant refractory ureterostenosis (narrow ureter).
  • Condition: Woman with Contracted Bladder and Ormond's Disease
  • Journal: Urologiia (Moscow, Russia : 1999)
  • Treatment Used: Total Replacement of Both Ureters and Urinary Bladder by Ileal Conduit
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report describes a woman diagnosed with contracted bladder and Ormond's disease treated with total replacement of the both ureters and urinary bladder by ileal conduit.
  • Condition: Hydronephrosis by Retroperitoneal Fibrosis
  • Journal: Beijing da xue xue bao. Yi xue ban = Journal of Peking University. Health sciences
  • Treatment Used: Corticosteroid-Based Therapy with Surgical Intervention
  • Number of Patients: 17
  • Published —
This study investigated the clinical outcomes of patients with hydronephrosis that was caused by retroperitoneal fibrosis.
  • Condition: Erdheim-Chester Disease (ECD)
  • Journal: The Canadian journal of urology
  • Treatment Used: Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report describes a patient with Erdheim-Chester disease (ECD), a rare systemic disorder, who developed kidney stones treated with percutaneous nephrolithotomy.
  • Condition: Retroperitoneal Fibrosis (RPF) in Morocco
  • Journal: Saudi journal of kidney diseases and transplantation : an official publication of the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation, Saudi Arabia
  • Treatment Used: Surgery, Corticosteroids, and Mycophenolate Mofetil (MMF) 2 g/day or Tamoxifen 40 mg/day
  • Number of Patients: 12
  • Published —
This study described the diagnostic, etiologic, therapeutic aspects and outcomes of retroperitoneal fibrosis (RPF) in Morocco.
  • Condition: Idiopathic Retroperitoneal Fibrosis
  • Journal: Iranian journal of kidney diseases
  • Treatment Used: Glucocorticoids
  • Number of Patients: 116
  • Published —
This study examined the presentation, clinical course, laboratory results, imaging findings, medical and urological treatments of idiopathic (of unknown cause) retroperitoneal fibrosis.
  • Condition: IgG4-Related Disease with Pseudotumor in Larynx
  • Journal: Auris, nasus, larynx
  • Treatment Used: Oral Prednisolone
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report describes a 50-year-old man diagnosed with IgG4-related disease with pseudotumor formation in the larynx treated with prednisolone.
  • Condition: Idiopathic Retroperitoneal Fibrosis (IRF)
  • Journal: American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation
  • Treatment Used: Corticosteroids Alone or with Tamoxifen
  • Number of Patients: 50
  • Published —
This study characterized long-term outcomes of idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis (IRF) and the factors associated with disease recurrences.
  • Condition: Inflammatory infrarenal aortic aneurysms
  • Journal: Journal of vascular surgery
  • Treatment Used: Open repair
  • Number of Patients: 62
  • Published —
The study researched the long-term outcomes of an open repair for inflammatory infrarenal aortic aneurysms.
  • Condition: Retroperitoneal Fibrosis
  • Journal: Medicine
  • Treatment Used: Rituximab
  • Number of Patients: 26
  • Published —
The purpose of the study was to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of rituximab for idiopathic or IgG4-related retroperitoneal fibrosis.
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