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BMJ Case Reports 2014; doi:10.1136/bcr-2014-206931
  • CASE REPORT

Rectal ulcer associated with SpaceOAR hydrogel insertion during prostate brachytherapy

  1. Henry H Woo2
  1. 1Radiation Oncology Institute, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  2. 2Sydney Adventist Hospital Clinical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  3. 3Department of Urology, Sydney Adventist Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  4. 4Mater Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  1. Correspondence to A/Prof Henry H Woo, hwoo{at}urologist.net.au
  • Accepted 5 December 2014
  • Published 22 December 2014

Summary

We present a case of rectal ulceration associated with SpaceOAR hydrogel insertion during low-dose-rate (LDR) brachytherapy in a patient with prostate cancer.

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