Dr. Ramzi Abdulrahman and Dominic Caraveo, R.T.(T) from UMC Health System joined KLBK News to share why they offer SpaceOAR™ Hydrogel to their prostate cancer patients. SpaceOAR Hydrogel is an absorbable hydrogel that temporarily creates space between the prostate and the rectum, helping to reduce the radiation exposure to the rectum during prostate radiation therapy.
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As with any medical treatment, there are some risks involved with the use of SpaceOAR Hydrogel. Potential complications associated with SpaceOAR Hydrogel include, but are not limited to: pain associated with SpaceOAR Hydrogel injection; pain or discomfort associated with SpaceOAR Hydrogel; needle penetration of the bladder, prostate, rectal wall, rectum or urethra; injection of SpaceOAR Hydrogel into the bladder, prostate, rectal wall, rectum or urethra; local inflammatory reactions; infection; injection of air, fluid or SpaceOAR Hydrogel intravascularly; urinary retention; rectal mucosal damage, ulcers, necrosis; bleeding; and rectal urgency.
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