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Peripartum Acute Renal Failure.


MM Sagheb *, + ; Sh Ghotbi ** ; and M Moini §
* Assistant Professor, Section of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Shiraz Uni- versity of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
** Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fasa University of Medical Sciences, Fasa, Iran
§ Assistant Professor, Section of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran.
+Corresponding Author: MM Sagheb , Department of Internal Medicine, Namazaee Hospit- al, Shiraz, Iran. , Tel.: +98(711) 626-1089, Fax: +98(711) 626-1089, E-mail: [email protected].
Shiraz E-Medical Journal. 9(1): 45-54.
Article Type: Review Article; Received: Sep 14, 2007; Accepted: Dec 2, 2007; epub: Jan 1, 2008;

Abstract


Acute renal failure is a rare challenging medical complication during pregnancy. Despite decreasing incidence mortality and morbidity of acute renal failure asso- ciate with pregnancy remains high. Management requires knowledge of the renal physiologic changes occurring in pregnancy and the relevant diagnoses, both pregnancy-specific and those that may coincidentally occur with pregnancy. Ideal medical care of this patients need a multidisciplinary approach considering maternal and fetal complication and timely specialist involvement.

Keywords: Acute Renal Failure, Pregnancy.