Changes in frequency and etiology of acute renal failure in pregnancy (1980-1997).

@article{Selcuk1998ChangesIF,
  title={Changes in frequency and etiology of acute renal failure in pregnancy (1980-1997).},
  author={Nedim Yilmaz Selcuk and Halil Zeki Tonbul and Antonio . San and A. Odabas},
  journal={Renal failure},
  year={1998},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={
          513-7
        }
}
In recent years, the incidence of acute renal failure (ARF) in pregnancy has decreased in developed countries. This cause of this decline has been reported to be liberalized abortion laws and improved prenatal care. The aim of this study was to determine if the incidence and etiology of ARE in pregnancy in our population had undergone similar changes. Between January 1, 1980 and January 1 1997 the number of the patients with ARF was 487. In 74 (15%) of these patients, the etiology of ARF was… CONTINUE READING
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