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Please help! Any advice would be appreciated....
My dad has had an enlarged prostate and bladder for years. This was not addressed and he went and got a cardiac ablation last Wednesday (out of state.) He was supposed to only stay in the hospital for one night. But, because he had blood in his urine he had to stay longer. He's needed to have a catheter like 5 times and has been on CBI (continuous bladder irrigation) for days now. But he's still bleeding and having occasional clots in the urinary tract/bladder. I think it's coming from the prostate.
The urologist wanted my dad to get off eliquis (blood thinner) for 2 days then do a Prostate Artery Embolization (PAE), but the doctor who did his ablation said *absolutely not *because of the risk of stroke. (He had a pretty extensive ablation.)
We're hoping for a plan B and plan C to get my dad home. But little is being provided, other than the CBI (irrigation). So we'd like to suggest some alternatives.
Question: Is there a safe/effective procedure or another way to stop the prostate bleeding for an enlarged prostate that doesn't involve getting off blood thinners? Again, he's out of state and will have to fly back home. But he can't if he's bleeding and having clots.
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