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      Intrarenal Arteriovenous Fistula and Systemic Hypertension Following Percutaneous Renal Biopsy

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      Nephron

      S. Karger AG

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          A patient with intrarenal arteriovenous fistula and the development of severe diastolic hypertension following percutaneous renal biopsy is presented in detail. The fistula was discovered by auscultation of the flank area and demonstrated by arteriography. Studies for renal underperfusion were unconclusive. The hypertension was cured by nephrectomy. The possibility of an arteriovenous fistula should always be suspected when a post-renal biopsy patient develops unexplained hypertension.

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          Journal
          NEF
          Nephron
          10.1159/issn.1660-8151
          Nephron
          S. Karger AG
          1660-8151
          2235-3186
          1968
          1968
          26 November 2008
          : 5
          : 1
          : 24-30
          Affiliations
          University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Tex.
          Article
          179614 Nephron 1968;5:24–30
          10.1159/000179614
          5643546
          © 1968 S. Karger AG, Basel

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          Pages: 7
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          Cardiovascular Medicine, Nephrology

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