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broken wilms tumor

M H Malogolowkin, M T Hemmer, J Le-Rademacher, G A Hale, P A Mehta, A R Smith, C Kitko, A Abraham, H Abdel-Azim, C Dandoy, M Angel Diaz, R P Gale, G Guilcher, R Hayashi, S Jodele, K A Kasow, M L MacMillian, M Thakar, B M Wirk, A Woolfrey, E L Thiel
Despite the marked improvement in the overall survival (OS) for patients diagnosed with Wilms' tumor (WT), the outcomes for those who experience relapse have remained disappointing. We describe the outcomes of 253 patients with relapsed WT who received high-dose chemotherapy (HDT) followed by autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HCT) between 1990 and 2013, and were reported to the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplantation Research. The 5-year estimates for event-free survival (EFS) and OS were 36% (95% confidence interval (CI); 29-43%) and 45% (95 CI; 38-51%), respectively...
November 2017: Bone Marrow Transplantation
Wei-guang Liu, Wei-zhong Gu, Yin-bao Zhou, Hong-feng Tang, Min-ju Li
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effect of preoperative transcatherter arterial chemo-embolization (TACE) on the cell proliferation in Wilms; tumor. METHODS: Forty-one cases of Wilms; tumor diagnosed by histopathology were divided into two groups: in TACE group, 23 patients received TACE first and were operated 2 weeks later; in control group, 18 patients were operated alone. A comparative analysis of the pathological finding was made in two groups, and the expression of PCNA and VEGF in tumor tissue was detected by immunohistochemistry...
January 2008: Zhejiang da Xue Xue Bao. Yi Xue Ban, Journal of Zhejiang University. Medical Sciences
J King, S Stowe
There were 150 children with neuroblastoma and 183 children with Wilms' tumor who received radiation therapy, orthovoltage up to 1967, and cobalt therapy thereafter. In all except two cases, radiation therapy crossed the midline. Of all of the children treated, 13 required spinal fusion. There were six with Wilms' tumor; three had kyphosis; and three had scoliosis. Nine fusions were done with three pseudoarthroses, one broken rod, and two hook pullouts. There were seven with neuroblastoma, of whom five had kyphosis and two had scoliosis...
November 1982: Spine
J M Castrejón García, A Figueroa Tarango, C M del Campo Verduzco
This report deals with three patients admitted with acute abdomen and hypovolemic shock, but at the operation, solid tumors traumatically broken were found. this finding is infrequent and is a serious problem for the surgeon who must solve the emergency and carry out the adequate surgical treatment with oncologic criterion.
May 1980: Boletín Médico del Hospital Infantil de México
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