Intraperitoneal spillage of formalin after intravesical instillation

Charles V. Capen, John W. Weigel, Javier F. Magrina, Byron J. Masterson

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Intravesical instillation of formalin appears to be a method of choice in the control of massive hematuria following radiation cystitis. It is generally described as a safe, cheap, effective procedure. We report a case of intraperitoneal spillage of formalin and describe the metabolic and extensive medical problems encountered in the four-week period following the incident before the patient's death.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)599-601
Number of pages3
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 1982

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology


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