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Myoglobinuric acute renal failure associated with major urological surgery — An avoidable problem?

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Recently, the problems associated with crush injury have recently been highlighted [1]. The association between major urological surgery and severe muscle damage is well recognised [2]. We report a case of myoglobinuric acute renal failure following radical cystectomy and suggest possible prevention.

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Nimmo, G.R., Stewart, S.M. & English, P.J. Myoglobinuric acute renal failure associated with major urological surgery — An avoidable problem?. Intensive Care Med 14, 244–245 (1988). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00718000

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