Surgical rescue and Restoration of Renal Function in a Post-hysterectomy Anuric Patient - A case report

  • EI Ogwuche
  • SP Inunduh


The recovery of renal function following release of urinary tract obstruction with advanced azotemia determines both the need for emergency dialysis in the early postoperative period and the long term planning for chronic kidney disease management.
Method and Results: The case of a 60year Old woman with a anuria following a Total Abdominal Hysterectomy done in a peripheral hospital presenting in the emergency unit two weeks after the surgery is presented.Her management and subsequent restoration of renal function are discussed.
Conclusion: This report highlights the need to intervene early to restore renal function in patients with bilateral ureteric obstruction.


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