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Multiple renal arteries : A pitfall in renovascular intervention

Basil J. Sher, Ian C. Duncan
South African Journal of Radiology | Vol 7, No 2 | a1401 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/sajr.v7i2.1401 | © 2018 Basil J. Sher, Ian C. Duncan | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 10 July 2018 | Published: 30 June 2003

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Basil J. Sher, Sunninghill Medical institute, Sandton, South Africa
Ian C. Duncan, Sunninghill Medical institute, Sandton, South Africa

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Abstract

We describe how the presence of multiple renal arteries complicated the diagnosis of a major renal arterial injury following a lower thoracic penetrating injury. Incomplete assessment of the arteriographic evidence obtained during any invasive renal vascular investigation could result in a missed diagnosis.

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