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Fine, D.M., Arepally, A., Hofmann, L.V., Mankowitz, S.G. and Atta, M.G. (2004) Diagnostic Utility and Safety of Transjugular Kidney Biopsy in the Obese Patient. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, 19, 1798-1802.

has been cited by the following article:

  • TITLE: Arteriovenous Fistula Complicating Transjugular Renal Biopsy

    AUTHORS: Osman Ahmed

    KEYWORDS: Biopsy, Renal, Transjugular Kidney Biopsy

    JOURNAL NAME: Open Access Library Journal, Vol.1 No.2, May 30, 2014

    ABSTRACT: Percutaneous renal biopsy with sonographic guidance is the standard by which renal tissue is sampled. In patients with uncorrectable coagulopathy or other contra-indication, percutaneous biopsy may not be feasible and a transvenous approach is preferred. This method limits the risk of bleeding complications as tissue is obtained endovascularly without transgression of the renal capsule. Arteriovenous fistula (AVF), a well-documented complication of percutaneous biopsy, has yet to be reported when done from a transvenous route. This report describes a case of iatrogenic arteriovenous fistula following transjugular renal biopsy necessitating selective arterial embolization. Clinical features are reviewed in addition to spot fluoroscopic images from transarterial coil embolization of the AVF.