TITLE

CHAPTER 13: Nephro-urological emergencies

AUTHOR(S)
Hodgson, Dominic; Ostermann, Marlies; Khan, Mohammad Shamim
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Urological Emergencies in Hospital Medicine;2007, p129
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
All medical personnel need to be well-versed in the management of renal failure, whether due to 'urological', ie. post-renal causes, pre-renal factors or intrinsic disease occurring in isolation or exacerbating an obstructive cause. Renal transplantation is a pragmatic but high risk solution to chronically failing kidneys. Paramount to the success of a renal transplant programme is the ability to recognise and treat complications. This chapter explains diagnostic and treatment strategies for managing acute renal failure and transplant complications which aim to halt further damage and optimise renal recovery.
ACCESSION #
39755166

 

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