Upper urinary tract damage caused by ketamine snorting—A report of nine cases

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Hsiang-Ying Lee; Yu-Chao Hsu; Chao-Yu Hsu; Eric Chieh-Lung Chou; Ching-Chia Li; Yung-Shun Juan; Mei-Yu Jang;
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Urological Science,volume 26,issue 3,pages182-185 (issn: 1879-5226)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.urols.2015.07.008
  • Subject: Diseases of the genitourinary system. Urology | RC870-923 | ketamine | hydronephrosis | Urology | urinary tract damage

Objective: The toxicity of ketamine to genitourinary system not only involved in lower urinary tract, which include urinary frequency, urgency, suprapubic pain, dysuria and hematuria, but also upper urinary tracts. However, the reports of ketmaine-induced upper urinary ... View more
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