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Table 1 Summarises the experience of transarterial angioembolisation (TAE) in Urological Emergencies

From: Endovascular control of haemorrhagic urological emergencies: an observational study

  Age/Sex Presentation (No. of blood units transfused pre/post embolisation) Indication (Primary pathology) Outcome Follow-up
1 32/F Haematuria, fainting (3/0) Angiomyo-lipoma Successful. 2 months
2 74/F Iatrogenic -Haematuria following TURBT (9/0) Iatrogenic – TURBT Successful. 1 year
3 59/M Flank pain, Unstable patient (8/0) Spontaneous perirenal haemorrhage Successful. 1 year
4 76/M On-table bleeding (0/0) Iatrogenic- renal biopsy Successful 1 year
5 48/M On-table bleeding (0/0) Iatrogenic- renal biopsy Successful 6 months
6 54/F Haematuria, Rt loin pain (8/0) AVM (Arterio-venous malformation) Successful 2 years
7 19/M RTA, Retroperitoneal haematoma (15/0) Rt adrenal gland haemorrhage Successful 3 months
8 47/F On-table bleeding (PCNL)(2/0) Iatrogenic – Injury to aberrant Lt renal art Successful 2 years
9 74/M On-table bleeding (PCNL)(4/0) Iatrtogenic – Injury to segmental renal art Successful 6 months
10 43/F 3 days post PCNL (2/0) Iatrogenic – Traumatic AV fistula Successful 13 years
11 21/M 5 days post PCNL (22/0) Iatrogenic – Traumatic AV fistula Successful 6 months
12 45/M 13 days post PCNL (2/0) Iatrogenic – Traumatic AV fistula Successful 3 years
13 72/F RTA, Abdo pain, Retroperitoneal haematoma (15/14) Co-incidental Lt renal tumour Unsuccessful nephrectomy after 48 hours 7 years
14 81/F Haematuria, Rt loin pain (6/0) Spontaneous perirenal haemorrhage Successful 4 months
  1. (TURBT – transurethral resection of bladder tumour, Rt – right, RTA – road traffic accident, Abdo – abdominal, Lt – left, AV – arteriovenous, PCNL – Percutaneous nephrolithotomy)