Acute renal infarction: diagnosis by doppler ultrasound

K. W. Martin, W. H. McAlister, G. D. Shackelford

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Abstract

A young infant undergoing balloon angioplasty for pulmonic stenosis developed global right renal infarction as a complication of cardiac catheterization via the femoral vein. A second patient developed segmental infarction of a recently transplanted kidney due to occlusion of a polar artery. Although routine renal sonography of these patients was normal, duplex Doppler sonography documented the absence of renal arterial and venous flow.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)373-376
Number of pages4
JournalPediatric radiology
Volume18
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 1988

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