Interstitial alterations in renal cortex in acute tubular necrosis (ATN) post-renal transplantation and in patients with ATN not related to renal transplant.


BACKGROUND Abnormalities of renal function with long-term implications can persist after acute tubular necrosis (ATN), probably because of permanent loss of nephrons. Residual areas of fibrosis are also observed in the renal cortex post-ATN. In this study, we investigate the interstitial alterations post-ATN using histological and immunohistochemical… (More)