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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Postoperative course was complicated by transurethral resection syndrome.
Key Words: Transurethral resection, Bladder explosion, Transurethral resection syndrome, Prevention
After transurethral resection, a very small percentage of patients can develop Transurethral resection syndrome (TURP syndrome).
In this work, we describe a case of intravesical explosion during TURP, followed by fatal transurethral resection syndrome, in a patient with BPH.
In the present case, bladder perforation during bipolar TURP was followed by the onset of a transurethral resection syndrome that caused the death of patient.
Prediction of clinical manifestations of transurethral resection syndrome by preoperative ultrasonographic estimation of prostate weight.
Transurethral resection syndrome in elderly patients: A retrospective observational study.
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.
Urethral injury during potassium-titanyl-phosphate laser prostatectomy complicated by transurethral resection syndrome.
Tausin FP, Sans L: Prostate transurethral resection syndrome.
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