Volume 2002, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 0253-8253
  • EISSN: 2227-0426


Bleeding from a bladder tumor is a common presentation. Most bleeding can be managed conservatively but on certain occasions bleeding can be severe and hard to control. Sixteen patients who were presented with severe intractable bleeding secondary to bladder tumors and failed conservative management, underwent embolization of branches of the hypogastric arteries to control bleeding. Effective control of bleeding was achieved in 15 patients (94%).

In this review we present our experience in the management of intractable bleeding from bladder tumors by percutanous emobolization in respect of technical success, technique and complications


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