Obstetrical Acute Renal Failure From Frontier Province: A 3 years prospective study.

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Akhtar Ali
Sultan Zafar
Anjum Mehmood
Arbab Nisar

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to evaluate the etiology, complications, causes of death, fetal outcome, management strategies and prognosis of the patients with obstetrical acute renal failure. This is a prospective 3 years study at a tertiary care hapital of patient suffering from acute renal failure of obstetrical origin at Department of Nephrology, LRH, peshawar from 1998 to 2000. The patiens were followed up 1 year as an outpatient following hospital discharge. obstetrical acute renal failure has high mortality. its a common cause of morbidity and moratliy. In addition to acute tubular necrosis (ATN) as a leading casue of reversible ARF, cortical necrosis contribute signficantly to the permanent loss of kidney functions and adds to co-morbidity.

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Ali A, Zafar S, Mehmood A, Nisar A. Obstetrical Acute Renal Failure From Frontier Province: A 3 years prospective study. J Postgrad Med Inst [Internet]. 2011 Sep. 27 [cited 2022 Aug. 14];18(1). Available from: https://www.jpmi.org.pk/index.php/jpmi/article/view/861
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