Minimally invasive management of postoperative bleeding after radical prostatectomy: transarterial embolization.

@article{Jeong2010MinimallyIM,
  title={Minimally invasive management of postoperative bleeding after radical prostatectomy: transarterial embolization.},
  author={Chang Wook Jeong and Yong Hyun Park and Ja Hyeon Ku and Cheol Kwak and Hyeon Hoe Kim},
  journal={Journal of endourology},
  year={2010},
  volume={24 9},
  pages={1529-33}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Severe postoperative bleeding after radical prostatectomy is a rare, but serious, complication. Massive postoperative bleeding causing hemodynamic instability necessitates open surgical exploration and can be associated with considerable morbidity. We report our experience with minimally invasive management of postprostatectomy hemorrhage via transarterial embolization (TAE). PATIENTS AND METHODS From July 2006 to April 2009, men with severe immediate postoperative… CONTINUE READING

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