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European UrologyVolume 52, issue 3, pages 623-938, September 2007
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Life-Threatening Complication after Right Renal Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy: Large Hepatic Haematoma Requiring Embolisation of the Right Hepatic Artery
Accepted 7 February 2007, Published online 16 February 2007, pages 909 - 911
We present the case of a young female patient who developed a large subcapsular hepatic haematoma following extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) administered to a stone in the right kidney. Severe haemorrhagic shock required a partial coiling embolisation of the right hepatic artery.
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