Maria Rauf



Management of renal emergencies has revolutionized over the past years and in that domain intervention radiology has gained an emerging role as the minimally invasive procedures aid at salvaging renal function and minimizing morbidity and mortality. Aim of this study is to highlight emerging importance of newer transcatheter therapies available to intervention radiologists in managing renal emergencies, attending in detail the techniques and clinical outcomes of interventional procedures.

Method: We compiled few of the procedures performed at Shifa international hospital, Islamabad from January 2017- January 2023. These include:

  • Management of fibromuscular dysplasia.
  • Renal angiomyolipoma embolization.
  • Renal artery giant aneurysm coiling/ embolization.
  • Management of post renal biopsy bleed.
  • Post partial nephrectomy bleed management.
  • Embolization of renal cell carcinoma metastasis to stomach and small bowel.
  • Renal cyst alcohol ablation.

Conclusion: Knowledge about the disease, procedures of intervention developed for their management and their clinico-therapeutic outcomes can help efficiently treat the patients with renal illnesses.

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