TUR syndrome

TUR syndrome

 
[trans urethral resection] severe hyponatremia caused by the absorption of fluids used to irrigate the bladder during transurethral resection of the prostate.

trans·u·re·thral re·sec·tion syn·drome

absorption of glycine from irrigation solution during TUR that the liver cannot metabolize, resulting in increased serum ammonia.
Synonym(s): TUR syndrome

trans·u·re·thral re·sec·tion syn·drome

absorption of glycine from irrigation solution during TUR that the liver cannot metabolize, resulting in increased serum ammonia.
Synonym(s): TUR syndrome

TUR syndrome

severe hyponatremia caused by the absorption of fluids used to irrigate the bladder during transurethral resection of the prostate.
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Benign prostatic hyperplasia patients who underwent TUR of prostate and died of other than TUR syndrome.
However, the most serious forms of the TUR syndrome have a mortality rate that has been quoted as high as 25% 12,13.
Bipolar TURP (B-TURP) allows for treatment in normal saline irrigation, preventing TUR syndrome.
1,2 However, several complications such as bleeding, TUR syndrome, incontinence, urethral stricture and impotence can occur.
None experienced hyponatremia or TUR syndrome, even though 7 of 32 procedures (22%) required more than 120 minutes of operative time.
The principal advantage is the possible use of isotonic irrigating fluid, such as normal saline or lactate ringer which eliminates the risk of electrolytic disturbance from systemic uptake such as TUR syndrome.
There are some disadvantages and complications of monopolar TURP, such as bleeding, TUR syndrome, longer learning curve and prolonged catheterization.
In AUA cooperative study (Mebust et al 1989), TUR syndrome occurred in 2% of patient's TUR syndrome is an alteration in homeostasis produced by extravasation due to the perforation of capsule and intravasation due to the sucking in of irrigation fluid in the venous sinuses.
21] have demonstrated a lower perioperative complication rate, negligible risk of TUR syndrome in small-to-medium sized glands and comparable functional results in comparison to monopolar.