Thrombotic microangiopathy: an atypical cause of acute renal failure in patients with acute pancreatitis

@article{Boyer2004ThromboticMA,
  title={Thrombotic microangiopathy: an atypical cause of acute renal failure in patients with acute pancreatitis},
  author={Alexandre Boyer and Karim Chadda and Amar Salah and Guy Bonmarchand},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={30},
  pages={1235-1239}
}
To report on the development and treatment of thrombotic microangiopathy, an atypical cause of acute renal failure in patients with acute pancreatitis. Case reports. A 21-bed medical intensive care unit at an university hospital. Two men with acute pancreatitis presented with acute renal failure, neurological manifestations, haemolytic anaemia and thrombocytopenia. Both patients required intensive care. Fragmented red cell count; levels of haptoglobin, amylase and lipase; serological testing… CONTINUE READING

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