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2022 Sep 09

BMC Nephrol



Double trouble – management of perinephric hematoma and renal vein thrombosis post percutaneous renal biopsy.


Kamarudin M I, Nadarajan C, Daud M A M
BMC Nephrol. 2022 Sep 09; 23(1):310.
PMID: 36085017.


Performing percutaneous renal biopsy procedures in lupus nephritis (LN) and nephrotic syndrome presents a unique challenge to the nephrologist because of the risk of bleeding from the procedure and the hypercoagulable state in hypoalbuminemia. The management of a patient with venous thrombosis with perinephric hematoma post renal biopsy can be difficult if occurred.