Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy Induced Renal Hemorrhage in a Patient with Bilateral Double Renal Arteries: A Case Report and Literature Review


Percutaneous nephrolithotomy is a minimal invasive important technique for stones of the renal pelvis. However, severe hemorrhage after percutaneous nephrolithotomy is a rare but life-threatening event. Bilateral double renal arteries are kind of relatively infrequent renal vascular variation. Here, we reported a rare case of percutaneous nephrolithotomy induced renal hemorrhage in a patient with bilateral double renal arteries, and our experience of successful rescue in this patient.

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Wen, S. , Li, M. , Luo, L. , Hu, X. , Zhang, Y. and Chen, P. (2014) Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy Induced Renal Hemorrhage in a Patient with Bilateral Double Renal Arteries: A Case Report and Literature Review. Open Journal of Clinical Diagnostics, 4, 247-250. doi: 10.4236/ojcd.2014.44035.

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