Acute renal failure caused by unilateral renal artery thromboembolism.

@article{Cheng2003AcuteRF,
  title={Acute renal failure caused by unilateral renal artery thromboembolism.},
  author={Kuo-Liang Cheng and Shiou-Shan Tseng and Der-Cherng Tarng},
  journal={Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association},
  year={2003},
  volume={18 4},
  pages={833-5}
}
Thromboembolic obstruction of major renal arteries is a rare but serious clinical problem. A diagnosis is not usually established until irreversible renal parenchymal damage occurs. Emboli to the major renal arteries are associated with cardiac diseases and arrhythmia, among which atrial fibrillation is a major cause. The clinical manifestations of renal artery thromboembolism vary substantially, depending on whether the embolic occlusion affects both renal arteries or the artery of a solitary… CONTINUE READING

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