Henry Ford Hospital Medical Journal


Ten patients with inoperable prostatic carcinoma, producing ureteral obstruction and azotemia, underwent palliative urinary diversion. Good quality survivals of two months to three years were obtained. These results compare favorably with the good results seer) In gynecologic neoplasm of the bladder, colon and breast. In selected cases of carcinoma of the prostate, palliative urinary diversion is indicated when the prospects exist for further benefit from chemotherapy or radiotherapy.