Inferior vena cava compression due to massive hydronephrosis from bladder outlet obstruction.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

A 71-year-old man presented with acute urinary retention due to benign prostatic hyperplasia and was found to have computed tomography-documented mechanical obstruction of the inferior vena cava (IVC) due to massive hydronephrosis. Obstruction of IVC flow promptly resolved after bladder decompression.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Davis, GC; Aronson, NE; Moul, JW

Published Date

  • September 2000

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 6 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 226 - 227

PubMed ID

  • 10963496

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1079-3259


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States