Pelvic hematoma resulting in obstructive uropathy.

  title={Pelvic hematoma resulting in obstructive uropathy.},
  author={Ahmed A Abdulwahab and Salah Hassan and Lulu A al-Nuaim and Rabie Abdel Halim},
  journal={Saudi medical journal},
  volume={24 11},
The use of anticoagulants, for whatever indication, may carry a high risk of hematoma formation following surgery. Obstructive uropathy is a very rare but possible example of complication secondary to an extensive pelvic hematoma. We describe a case of a patient with rheumatic heart disease and aortic valve replacement, who developed a massive postoperative pelvic hematoma following bilateral tubal ligation, resulting in bilateral ureteric obstructions. This was treated with bilateral ureteric… CONTINUE READING
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