transurethral resection 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

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
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There were no serious intraoperative complications, such as massive hemorrhage, which would require a transfusion or transurethral resection syndrome, and the rates of procedural complications were equally low between the 2 groups.
10] Complications from these various procedures mainly stem from serious distress of standard TURP, such as transfusion rate, transurethral resection syndrome and even patient death from the operation.
Transurethral resection syndrome is unlikely to develop because intravascular fluid absorption is minimal due to effective superficial tissue coagulation.
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