Transcatheter Embolisation of a Renal Arteriocalyceal Fistula following Radiofrequency Ablation for Renal Cell Carcinoma

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EMW Man, KY Lau

Hong Kong J Radiol 2009;12:72-5

Radiofrequency ablation is a promising minimally invasive therapy for patients with renal cell carcinoma who are not suitable for surgical therapy. The procedure has a low complication rate. This report is of a patient with delayed life-threatening haematuria requiring transcatheter embolisation of a bleeding intrarenal artery after radiofrequency ablation for renal cell carcinoma.