ISSN 2149-3235 | E-ISSN 2149-3057
Case Report
Blunt renal artery trauma: A therapeutic dilemma
1 Department of Diagnostic Imaging-Interventional Radiology Unit, E.O. Galliera Hospital, Mura delle Cappuccine, Genova, Italy  
2 Department of Diagnostic Science-Radiology and Interventional Radiology Unit, ASST Santi Paolo and Carlo-San Carlo Borromeo Hospital, Via Pio II, Milano, Italy  
Turk J Urol 2019; 45: 233-236
DOI: 10.5152/tud.2018.91145
Key Words: Angiography; imaging; intervention; renal artery disease, stent


Blunt abdominal trauma with consequent renal artery dissection is a rare complication. Treatment is chosen on the patient's hemodynamic status, renal function and vascularization. We present two cases of renal dissection after blunt abdominal trauma: first one treated with conservative management, and the other one with urgent endovascular stenting.



Cite this article as: Rossi UG, Cariati M. Blunt renal artery trauma: A therapeutic dilemma. Turk J Urol 2019; 45(3): 233-6.

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