TURP syndrome

TURP syndrome

(tŭrp sĭn′drōm″)
Hyponatremia that results from bladder irrigation with dilute fluids during and after transurethral resection of the prostate gland.
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In the presented study there had not been any case of prostate capsular deep injury, TURP syndrome and massive bleeding during the procedure.
Abnormalities can indicate hypovolemia (which can lead to shock) or fluid overload (which can lead to TURP syndrome (see below) (Vera, 2014).
Major fluctuation in serum sodium (4-14 mEq/L) seen in moderate TURP syndrome group patients.
After transurethral resection, a very small percentage of patients can develop Transurethral resection syndrome (TURP syndrome).
In contrast, in TURP syndrome, fluid absorption enters the intravascular circulation directly through compromised vessel integrity in a more immediate fashion.
However, there are additional complications specific to a TURP procedure, such as TURP syndrome, urinary incontinence, infertility, bladder perforation, and erection disorder (Chen et al., 2010; Favilla et al., 2013; Shen, Lin, & Lin, 2012).
Of the 100 patients who underwent TURP, four patients developed intraoperative subtrigonal perforation, three patients showed incomplete resection, and one experienced TURP syndrome. There was no mortality in the postoperative period.
(3-5) The remarkable risk of mortality and morbidity of both procedures, especially TURP syndrome and bleeding, has prompted the search for minimally invasive laser-based techniques.
TURP syndrome is described, as well as steps taken to request industry to alter the packaging.
Hahn RG 1990 Fluid and electrolyte dynamics during development of the TURP syndrome British Journal of Urology 66 (1) 79-84
One of the feared complications of transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) is the absorption of irrigation fluid causing the 'TURP syndrome'.