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Kidney Salvage in a Case of Ruptured Renal Artery Aneurysm: Case Report and Literature Review

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Kidney Salvage in a Case of Ruptured Renal Artery Aneurysm: Case Report and Literature Review

B Schorn et al. Cardiovasc Surg.

Abstract

A 79-year-old woman presented with hypovolaemic shock caused by rupture of a left renal artery aneurysm. She was successfully treated by arterial reconstruction with functional salvage of the kidney. The frequency of renal artery aneurysms, their risk of rupture and the results of urgent surgery are discussed.

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