Bowel perforation during percutaneous urological procedures

Panagiotis Mourmouris, M. Mperdempes, G. Daglas, Andreas Skolarikos

Abstract


Iatrogenic bowel injury during percutaneous urological procedures is a rare complication but if it occurs it increases significantly the morbidity and the mortality of the procedure. The purpose of this paper is to highlight the technical details and anatomical features that may increase the risk for bowel injury and propose possible management in the case of occurrence.


Keywords


percutaneous surgery; bowel; injury

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.19264/hj.v29i1.191