Table 3

Safety of TUNA. Non-comparative studies

Adverse effect

No. events

Percentage of total patients


Hematuria:

- Mild

337

28%

- Moderate

85

7%

- Transitory unspecified severity

25

2%

- Severe

16

1%

Transitory urinary retention

279

23%

Dysuria

167

14%

Irritative symptoms

117

10%

Urinary tract infection

43

4%

Pain during procedure

Moderate

11

0.9%

Intense

4

0.3%

Postoperative perineal pain

13

1%

Epidydimo-orchitis

11

0.9%

Mild-moderate burning sensation

10

0.8%

High fever

8

0.7%

Treatment halted due to intolerance to procedure

6

0.5%

Urethral stenosis

6

0.5%

Erectile dysfunction

4

0.3%

Hemospermia

4

0.3%

Retrograde ejaculation

3

0.2%

Loss of ejaculation

1

0.08%

Prostatism

2

0.2%

Complex bladder dysfunction

1

0.08%

Damage in the mucosa

1

0.08%

Deep vein thrombosis

1

0.08%


Bouza et al. BMC Urology 2006 6:14   doi:10.1186/1471-2490-6-14

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