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Anesthesia and Pain Medicine 2010;5(2):173-176.
Published online April 30, 2010.
Sudden hypothermia after bladder perforation during transurethral bladder tumor resection: A case report
Min Kee Lee, Yong Seock Lee
Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Korea Institute of Radiological and Medical Sciences, Seoul, Korea. lysjdjn@yahoo.co.kr
Abstract
Transurethral resection is frequently performed urologic operation for benign prostate hypertrophy, prostate cancer, bladder cancer. During transurethral resection, urologists generally use room temperature irrigation fluid, and there is a chance that patients will run into hypothermia. Hypothermia may lead to arrhythmia, reduction of cardiac output, coagulation disorder, metabolic acidosis, and further serious life threatening complications. This case describes a sudden drop in core temperature due to bladder perforation and intraperitoneal leakage of irrigation fluid during transurethral resection of bladder tumor.
Key Words: Bladder perforation, Hypothermia, Intraperitoneal leakage, Transurethral resection


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