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Prostatic biopsy-related rectal bleeding refractory to medical and endoscopic therapy definitively managed by catheter-directed embolotherapy: a case report

By Tom De Beule, Kenneth Carels, Sabine Tejpar, Ben Van Cleynenbreugel, Raymond Oyen and Geert Maleux


Ultrasound-guided transrectal prostatic biopsy is generally a well-tolerated radiological technique with low overall complication ratio. If post-biopsy rectal bleeding occurs, conservative management is effective in the majority of cases. Endoscopic or interventional treatment is rarely required.status: publishe

Year: 2015
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Provided by: Lirias
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