Acute renal failure due to rhabdomyolysis associated with radical perineal prostatectomy

Eduardo Orihuela, Tanya Nazemi, Tung Shu

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Abstract

We report a case of acute renal failure due rhabdomyolysis as a result of the exaggerated lithotomy position during radical perineal prostatectomy. The pathogenesis, diagnosis, management, and preventive measures of acute renal failure associated with rhabdomyolysis are also reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)606-609
Number of pages4
JournalEuropean Urology
Volume39
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 6 2001

Keywords

  • Acute renal failure
  • Perineal prostatectomy
  • Prostate cancer
  • Rhabdomyolysis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology

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