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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 45  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 139-142

Chemotherapy in a patient with advanced carcinoma of the bladder with renal insufficiency


1 Department of Urology, KLE Academy of Higher Education and Research (Deemed-to-be-University), JNMC Campus; KLES Kidney Foundation, KLES Dr. Prabhakar Kore Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Belagavi, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Urology, KLES Kidney Foundation, KLES Dr. Prabhakar Kore Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Belagavi, Karnataka, India
3 Department of Urology, KLE Academy of Higher Education and Research (Deemed-to-be-University), JNMC Campus, Belagavi, Karnataka, India
4 Department of Biotechnology and Microbiology, Karnatak University, Dharwad, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. R B Nerli
Department of Urology, KLE Academy of Higher Education and Research (Deemed.to.be.University), JNMC Campus, Belagavi - 590 010, Karnataka
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jss.JSS_55_18

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A large proportion of patients with high-risk bladder cancer also have renal insufficiency. These patients are not fit enough to receive cisplatin-based chemotherapy based on impaired renal function. This finding is most strikingly seen in the elderly population. We report a case of an elderly male presenting with advanced carcinoma of the bladder and renal dysfunction.


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