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Embolotherapy for massive upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage secondary to metastatic renal cell carcinoma: report of three cases.
  1. M A Blake,
  2. A Owens,
  3. D P O'Donoghue,
  4. D P MacErlean
  1. Department of Radiology, St Vincents Hospital, Dublin, Ireland.


    Three cases are reported in which angiographic embolisation therapy was effective in arresting upper gastrointestinal bleeding secondary to metastatic hypernephroma. Each patient had histologically confirmed disseminated renal cell carcinoma and presented with recurrent haematemeses with a successful outcome following palliative embolisation therapy.

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