P-ISSN 2587-2400 | E-ISSN 2587-196X
EJMO. 2019; 3(2): 144-16 | DOI: 10.14744/ejmo.2019.37165

Unexpected Healing of Urorectal Fistula following Radical Prostatectomy After Leuprolide Atrigel Injection

Yigit Akin1, Osman Kose1, Sacit Nuri Gorgel1, Serkan Ozcan1, Yuksel Yilmaz1
1Department of Urology Izmir Katip Celebi University School of Medicine, Izmir, Turkey

The essential treatment of choice for organ confined prostate cancer (PCa) is radical prostatectomy (RP). Complications can occur after RP, even extremely ones. However, surgical intervention is needed to fix most of the complications, some of them rarely may be self-healing. We here presented a RP case which rectal injury occurred during RP. However, rectal injury was operated properly, urorectal fistula occurred in follow-up. After the first administration of leuprolide atrigel 22.5mg was given, colostomy was performed. At the end of 2. administration of leuprolide atrigel 22.5 injection, there was not urorectal fistula. After removing urethral catheter, the patient was also continent. Keywords: Leuprolide, prostate cancer, prostatectomy, urinary fistula


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Akin Y, Kose O, Gorgel S, Ozcan S, Yilmaz Y. Unexpected Healing of Urorectal Fistula following Radical Prostatectomy After Leuprolide Atrigel Injection. EJMO. 2019; 3(2): 144-16

Corresponding Author: Akin Y.

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