Renal Failure in Pregnancy: Case Reports and Review of the Literature

Authors

  • Yetkin Karasu Kafkas University School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kars
  • Berna Dilbaz Etlik Zübeyde Hanım Maternity and Teaching Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecolgy, Ankara
  • Kahraman Ülker Kafkas University School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kars

Keywords:

Acute renal failure, Pregnancy, Antepartum, Postpartum, Coma, Hemodialysis

Abstract

Acute renal failure (ARF) is rarely associated with pregnancy. However, it is a severe health-deteriorating problem of pregnant women without a known kidney disease. Although its incidence is relatively low in developed countries (1/20000), it is still a serious health issue in the developing world. In addition to any of the etiological factors that may result in ARF in non-pregnant women, pregnancy also increases the vulnerability of some special diseases that may result with the renal injury. In this review we aimed to summarize antepartum and postpartum causes of renal failure via summarizing two cases of renal failure.

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Published

2015-12-30

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Karasu Y, Dilbaz B, Ülker K. Renal Failure in Pregnancy: Case Reports and Review of the Literature. Gynecol Obstet Reprod Med [Internet]. 2015Dec.30 [cited 2022May21];21(3):161-6. Available from: https://www.gorm.com.tr/index.php/GORM/article/view/10

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