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Table 1 Patients’ data

From: Simultaneous radical nephroureterectomy and transurethral distal ureter balloon occlusion and detachment

Number of patients 10
Mean age (range) 68.2 years (43 to 87)
Sex (M/F) 7/3
Side (R/L) 7/3
Tumor site  
pyelocalyceal 6
proximal ureter 2
both 2
Mean surgical times  
f-TUDUBOD 22.2 minutes (20 to 30)
all procedure 113.4 minutes (95 to 140)
Mean hospital stay (range) 6.5 days (5 to 10)
Complications (%) 0
Tumor grade  
Low-grade 3
High-grade 7
Tumor stage  
Ta 5
T1 2
T2 0
T3 3
Nx/N0/N+ 6/4/0
Surgical margins  
negative 10
positive 0
Mean follow-up (range) 31.1 months (21 to 44)
Bladder recurrences 2 (20.0%)
DUBC excision site or extravesical recurrences 0