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Tran et al (26) concluded that renal failure in malaria results from acute tubular necrosis but not because of glomerulonephritis.
Renal artery thrombosis is a rare complication that can be caused by severe rejection, acute tubular necrosis or faulty surgical technique.
We can suspect the condition when a patient suffering from HELLP syndrome or abruptio placentae develops anuric ARF and fails to produce any urinary output after 3 or 4 weeks on dialysis--enough time for acute tubular necrosis to show any sign of recovery.
Ten women (62%) developed acute tubular necrosis, seven (43%) developed pulmonary edema, seven (43%) developed disseminated intravascular coagulation, and six (38%) developed pancreatitis.
The amount of urinary KIM-1 was significantly greater in the 7 patients with ischemic acute tubular necrosis than in the 16 patients who had other forms of ARF or the 9 patients with chronic renal disease.
Histopathology of kidney tissue from four patients indicated acute tubular necrosis with regeneration consistent with a toxic exposure.
b) Renal acute kidney injury can be subdivided into ischemic and non-ischemic acute tubular necrosis, tubulointerstitial disorders, renovascular disorders, and glomerulopathies
4) The first report of nephrotoxicity in animal studies was in 1971, which demonstrated histopathologic changes of acute tubular necrosis along with azotemia.
acute tubular necrosis, which is the commonest cause of renal failure in adults, can be caused by aminoglycosides, radiocontrast dyes and many other drugs.
Technological advances are opening the door for the introduction of new renal biomarkers which will revolutionize diagnosis of acute tubular necrosis (ATN) in the same way that cardiac biomarkers revolutionized diagnosis of cardiac disease.

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