Evaluation of complications due to percutaneous renal biopsy in allografts and native kidneys with color-coded Doppler sonography.

We studied 142 consecutive percutaneous renal biopsies (puncturing on 73 allografts and 69 native kidneys) which were performed under continuous ultrasonic guidance, on 133 adult patients. The patients were monitored, at least, during the next 24 hours. We compared the complication rate for biopsies recording clinical and biochemical data and, the day after… CONTINUE READING