Hemothorax as a Complication Following Percutaneous Renal Biopsy

John J. Bissler, Brad W. Warner, Thomas R. Welch

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Percutaneous renal biopsy is a routine procedure with a low complication rate. We report a patient who developed shock and respiratory distress secondary to hemothorax following a fluoroscopically guided biopsy.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1
JournalAmerican Journal of Kidney Diseases
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1991


  • Percutaneous renal biopsy
  • hemothorax


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