Scientific publications

Hyperammonemia and transient blindness after transurethral resection of the prostate. Review of a case

May 1, 1991 | Magazine: Actas Urológicas Españolas

Isa Kroon WA, Aguera Fernández LG, Rosell Costa D, de Castro Barbosa F, Sánchez de la Muela PL, Robles García JE, Berián Polo JM.
Departamento de Urología, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona.


We report a case of hyperammonemia and transient blindness following transurethral prostatic resectin. Glicine and ammonia metabolism are reviewed. Water intoxication may not account for these symptoms.

CITATION  Actas Urol Esp. 1991 May-Jun;15(3):309-10