Bladder explosion during uninterrupted transurethral resection of the prostate. A case report and an experimental model.

@article{Hansen1979BladderED,
  title={Bladder explosion during uninterrupted transurethral resection of the prostate. A case report and an experimental model.},
  author={R. Iversen Hansen and Peter Iversen},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of urology and nephrology},
  year={1979},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={211-2}
}
A bladder explosion during transurethral resection with intraperitoneal rupture of the bladder is reported. Immediate operative repair was successful and the final result satisfactory. Gas formed during in vitro and in vivo prostatic resections was analysed by means of an oxygen electrode and gascromatographs. Hydrogen was dominant but oxygen and several explosive hydrocarbons were demonstrated. The gas formed in vitro was highly explosive. Oxygen content in gas formed in vivo was considerably… CONTINUE READING