Peter Black, MD, FACS, FRCSC, presented “Diagnostic Challenges with Upper-Tract Urothelial Carcinoma” for the Grand Rounds in Urology audience in November, 2019.

How to cite: Black, Peter. “Diagnostic Challenges with Upper-Tract Urothelial Carcinoma” November, 2019. Accessed Sep 2020. https://grandroundsinurology.com/diagnostic-challenges-with-upper-tract-urothelial-carcinoma/

Diagnostic Challenges with Upper-Tract Urothelial Carcinoma – Summary:

Peter Black, MD, FACS, FRCSC, a urologic oncologist at Vancouver General Hospital, senior research scientist at the Vancouver Prostate Centre, and a professor in the Department of Urologic Sciences at the University of British Columbia, discusses questions, challenges, and methods in diagnosing upper-tract urothelial cancer. He analyzes established criteria for when to conduct a biopsy, discusses various methods and tools used for obtaining sufficient tissue for diagnosis, and notes how risk stratification impacts the selection of options for management of the disease.