Acute Renal Failure due to Obstructive Uropathy

  • Giuseppe Maschio
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 212)


Obstruction of the urinary tract is relatively frequent,with an incidence of approximately 4% in an autopsy series of over 32,000 cases (see Richie,1983).


Acute Renal Failure Renal Blood Flow Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Ureteral Obstruction Obstructive Uropathy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giuseppe Maschio
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  1. 1.Institute of NephrologyUniversity HospitalVeronaItaly

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