Nov 1, 1977

Transurethral resection in a patient with a dysfibrinogen: fibrinogen cleveland I

The Journal of Urology
W B Forman, J Kraus


A case of a congenitally abnormal fibrinogen that resulted in surgical wound dehiscence is reported. The patient underwent successful transurethral resection for benign prostatic hypertrophy while being treated with epsilon aminocaproic acid to prevent fibrinolysis of the abnormal fibrin clot.

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Fibrin Measurement
Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy
Fibrinogens, Abnormal
Blood Coagulation Disorders
Assay of Fibrinolysis
Blood Clot
6-Aminocaproic Acid

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