The Japanese Journal of Urology
Online ISSN : 1884-7110
Print ISSN : 0021-5287
ISSN-L : 0021-5287
A CASE OF EMBOLIZATION TO A LARGE POLYCYSTIC KIDNEY WITH INFECTION
Masashi TakaiwaMichiko NakanoKiyoo KosekiJunya YoshidaMitsuharu IwasakiYoshinobu KumaTastuhiko KamataNobuhiro KushidaTakashi YokotaOsamu Yamaguchi
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2000 Volume 91 Issue 7-8 Pages 595-598

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75 year old female who was hospitalized for abdominal pain and fever up on 12th May 1998. She had been followed as a polycystic kidney patient since few years. The swelling of the right kidney and her general condition became gradually worse. On 18th May, the embolization to the right kidney using pure alcohol and gelatin sponge was performed. Within a month, CT scan showed the reduced volume of the right kidney and her blood examination data as well as her general condition became gradually well. And on 17th June, she left our hospital without any complication.

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