Radiofrequency ablation of renal allograft cancer: case report

Jamilya Saparbay 1 * , Saitkarim Abdugafarov 2, Melss Assykbayev 2, Abylaikhan Sharmenov 2, Aygerim Kalzhan 3
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1 LLP "National research oncology center"
2 Department of hepatology, gastroenterology and organ transplantation, LLP «National Research Oncology Center», Kerey and Zhanibek khandar street 3, 01-0000, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.
3 Medical University Astana, Medical school, Sary-arka street 33 01-0000, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan
* Corresponding Author
J CLIN MED KAZ, In press.
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ABSTRACT

Abstract
Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) of an allograft kidney is an extremely rare type of neoplasm and accounts for about 0.22-0.5% of all kidney recipients. Kidney recipients undergo routine check-up, including ultrasound examination of the graft. RCC is often asymptomatic and can be an incidental finding on routine examination. In this case study, we describe a patient who developed clear cell carcinoma 9 months after the kidney transplantation from a living related donor. Radiofrequency ablation was chosen as the treatment option, considering small size solitary lesion in renal allograft. Complete ablative response was achieved after one treatment. In 4-year follow up period patient did not show any new or recurrent tumor. Radiofrequency ablation is a good therapeutic option for kidney allograft carcinoma.

CITATION

Saparbay J, Abdugafarov S, Assykbayev M, Sharmenov A, Kalzhan A. Radiofrequency ablation of renal allograft cancer: case report. J Clin Med Kaz. 2021.

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