H. R. England, FRCS, Lecturer in Urology.
Evaluation of Helmstein's Distension Method for Carcinoma of the Bladder
Article first published online: 5 DEC 2008
© 1973 BJU International Company
British Journal of Urology
Volume 45, Issue 6, pages 593–599, December 1973
How to Cite
ENGLAND, H. R., RIGBY, C., SHEPHEARD, B. G. F., TRESIDDER, G. C. and BLANDY, J. P. (1973), Evaluation of Helmstein's Distension Method for Carcinoma of the Bladder. British Journal of Urology, 45: 593–599. doi: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.1973.tb12228.x
- Issue published online: 5 DEC 2008
- Article first published online: 5 DEC 2008
Our experience with distension therapy in 46 cases of cancer and 3 of post-radiation haemorrhage has been presented. It is suggested that the procedure has a valuable though limited role to play in the treatment of bladder cancer, and that it is the best method available for controlling bleeding from tumour or post-radiation necrosis.