The Role of Renal Biopsy in Acute Renal Failure

  • Giuseppe D’Amico
  • Giuliano Colasanti
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 212)


There is agreement among the nephrologists that renal biopsy is of value for selected patients with acute uremia. It may be indicated for making or confirming a clinical diagnosis, to assess prognosis or to provide a basis for treatment.


Acute Renal Failure Renal Biopsy Acute Tubular Necrosis Thrombotic Microangiopathy Mixed Cryoglobulinemia 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Giuseppe D’Amico
    • 1
  • Giuliano Colasanti
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of NephrologyS. Carlo HospitalMilanItaly

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