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Table 5 Minor complications in the first week after PAE (n = 109)

From: Prostatic arterial embolization for the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms due to large (>80 mL) benign prostatic hyperplasia: results of midterm follow-up from Chinese population

Adverse event Number of patients (%)
Urethral burning 19 (17.4%)
Hematuria 11 (10.9%)
Hematospermia 9 (8.1%)
Rectal bleeding 8 (7.3%)
AUR 31 (28.4%)
Inguinal hematoma 3 (2.8%)
  1. PAE = prostate arterial embolization, AUR = acute urinary retention.