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Experimental Techniques in Urology & Nephrology

Decompression Haematuria from Upper Urinary Tract: A Rare Complication

  • Open or Close Praveen Pushkar*

    Asian Institute of Medical Sciences, India

    *Corresponding author: Praveen Pushkar, Asian Institute of Medical Sciences, Faridabad, India

Submission: October 31, 2018; Published: November 21, 2018

DOI: 10.31031/ETUN.2018.02.000542

ISSN: 2578-0395
Volume2 Issue4


In cases of chronic urinary retention, post decompression diuresis and haematuria are well known complications. Majority of cases of decompression haematuria resolves spontaneously. Rarely haematuria is so much that blood transfusion is required. In all the cases reported in literature haematuria occurs as generalized oozing from bladder mucosa after decompression. In the case described below there was isolated bleeding from both renal pelvis rather than bladder mucosa which resulted in obstructive renal failure.

Keywords: Decompression haematuria; Obstructive nephropathy; BPH; Blood transfusion

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