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Alum irrigation for the treatment of intractable haematuria.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22135514     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Managing intractable haematuria is a daunting task. One cause of this condition is radiationinduced haemorrhagic cystitis. Several treatments for the condition have been proposed and one non-invasive option is alum irrigation. Here, we report on a 65-year-old woman with intractable haematuria secondary to radiation cystitis who was successfully treated with alum irrigation. Alum irrigation is safe, well tolerated and relatively cheap. A review of the literature and a comprehensive discussion on alum irrigation as treatment for haematuria is discussed here to create an awareness regarding this treatment option.
Authors:
Christopher Chee Kong Ho; Zulkifli Md Zainuddin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Malaysian journal of medical sciences : MJMS     Volume:  16     ISSN:  1394-195X     ISO Abbreviation:  Malays J Med Sci     Publication Date:  2009 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-12-02     Completed Date:  2012-10-02     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101126308     Medline TA:  Malays J Med Sci     Country:  Malaysia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  66-8     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Urology Unit, Department of Surgery, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre, Jalan Yaakob Latif, Bandar Tun Razak, 56000 Cheras, Kuala Lumpur.
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