The “dented bladder”: Diagnosis of a retroperitoneal hematoma

Charles E. Chambers, David C. Griffin, Reza K. Omarzai

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Retroperitoneal hemorrhage and associated hematoma is a rare but potentially life threatening complication of cardiac catheterization and coronary artery interventions. This case presents the potential diagnostic utility of a supine film of the abdomen for early identification of a retroperitoneal hematoma in a patient following acute infarction PTCA.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)224-226
Number of pages3
JournalCatheterization and Cardiovascular Diagnosis
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1995

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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