Study compares surgical treatment options for patients with UTUC

“We found that, overall, segmental ureterectomy patients actually did better in terms of overall survival,” says Siv Venkat, MD, FRCSC.

In this video, Siv Venkat, MD, FRCSC, discusses the background and findings of the study, “Comparison of radical nephroureterectomy and segmental ureterectomy in upper tract urothelial carcinoma,” presented recently at the 2021 Society of Urologic Oncology Annual Meeting. Venkat is a urologic oncology fellow at Weill Cornell Medicine and New York-Presbyterian Hospital in New York City, New York.