Pregnancy-related acute renal failure: A single-center experience

@inproceedings{Goplani2008PregnancyrelatedAR,
  title={Pregnancy-related acute renal failure: A single-center experience},
  author={Kamal R. Goplani and Pankaj R. Shah and Dinesh N. Gera and Manoj R. Gumber and Manish Dabhi and A. N. M. Wasim Feroz and Kamal Vinod Kanodia and Snophia Suresh and Aruna Vishwanath Vanikar and Hargovind L. Trivedi},
  booktitle={Indian journal of nephrology},
  year={2008}
}
Pregnancy-related acute renal failure (ARF) is a common occurrence and is associated with substantial maternal and fetal mortality. It also bears a high risk of bilateral renal cortical necrosis. We conducted this study to evaluate the contributing factors and to assess the frequency of cortical necrosis. In this prospective study, of the 772 patients with ARF admitted at our institute between January 2004 and May 2006, 70 had ARF associated with pregnancy complications. ARF was diagnosed by… CONTINUE READING

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