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Synonyms for perforation

an opening, especially in a solid structure

a small mark or hole made by a sharp, pointed object

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a line of small holes for tearing at a particular place

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a hole made in something

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the act of punching a hole (especially a row of holes as for ease of separation)

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Apropos bladder perforation and bleeding, it has been reported that involuntary movement of the legs (leg jerking) due to adductor spasm can cause bladder perforation.
In the present case, bladder perforation during bipolar TURP was followed by the onset of a transurethral resection syndrome that caused the death of patient.
Intraoperative bladder perforation represents the most common intraoperative complication in MUS surgery and occurs when the trocar is inadvertently inserted into the bladder.
Major complications enlisted in the literature include bladder perforation, vascular bleeding (life threatening if corona mortis is punctured), incomplete resection of growth leading to a redo surgery; and hazards of seedling and dissemination to other areas4-5,15.
Iatrogenic bladder perforations in the pediatric population reported in the literature typically result from complications during inguinal hernia repairs, voiding cystourethrograms, or bladder or umbilical catheterizations [1].
Three intraoperatively identified posterior bladder perforations were immediately sutured during laparoscopy.
The most common AEs were hematoma, vaginal epithelial perforation, and bladder perforation.
While the study data showed a decreased overall risk of postsurgical UI, more women who had the sling experienced difficulty emptying their bladder, urinary tract infections, bladder perforation, and bleeding.
Cystography revealed a radiopaque foreign body approximately 5 cm in length, and there was no bladder perforation (Fig.
The chairman was not personally involved in the care of a woman who sustained a bladder perforation caused by resident physicians.
A postmortem found she died of multi-organ failure secondary to septicaemia secondary to a bladder perforation.
Less frequent complications include uremia, (15) eosinophilic ureteritis, eosinophilic cholangitis, (42,43) retroperitoneal fibrosis, (44) spontaneous bladder perforation with persistent vesical fistula, (45) and vesicoureteral reflux.
Oedematous gall bladder wall-liver interface is equally a potential area of dissection through which gall bladder perforation and stone spillage is not uncommon during removal of gall bladder from liver bed in acute oedematous cholecystitis.
A large bore catheter was then placed and a cystogram was performed with instillation of 300 cc of contrast into the bladder to evaluate for bladder perforation, as well as evidence of vesicoureteral reflux (VUR).
There was past history of bladder perforation, acid haematuria syndrome and treatment of HP and recurrent urinary tract infections, noncompliance on regular follow-up and cadaveric renal transplantation.