Control of post renal biopsy hemorrhage by Gelfoam embolization.

  title={Control of post renal biopsy hemorrhage by Gelfoam embolization.},
  author={C J Farmer and Jos{\'e} A Diaz-Buxo and W L Grubb and James T Chandler and Philip Walker},
  volume={28 3},
A patient with severe and protracted post renal biopsy hemorrhage is presented. The bleeding site was identified by renal arteriography and the hematuria was promptly controlled by Gelfoam embolization of the artery leading directly to the bleeding site. This aggressive approach should be considered early to control hematuria and expanding perirenal… CONTINUE READING