Renal Trauma

  • Denise Magalhães Machado
  • Carlos Hugo Barros Cardoso
  • Márcio André Sartor
  • Mariana F. Jucá Moscardi
  • Antonio Marttos


Possible renal trauma indicatives in the anamnesis and physical exam are falls, high-energy car accidents, and direct trauma to the flanks. An investigation with evaluation of the patient’s hemodynamic status, microscopic and macroscopic urine analysis, and, selectively, imagining exams should be performed. Conservative treatment is the choice for most of the patients. If intervention is indicated, nephrectomy, partial nephrectomy, renorrhaphy, urethral catheterization, and endovascular embolization are treatment options.


Renal trauma Abdominal trauma Trauma Kidney 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Denise Magalhães Machado
    • 1
  • Carlos Hugo Barros Cardoso
    • 2
  • Márcio André Sartor
    • 2
  • Mariana F. Jucá Moscardi
    • 3
  • Antonio Marttos
    • 4
  1. 1.Iwan Collaço Trauma Research Group, Department of Surgery, Hospital do Trabalhador Trauma Center, Federal University of ParanaCuritibaBrazil
  2. 2.Department of Surgery, Hospital do Trabalhador Trauma Center, Federal University of ParanaCuritibaBrazil
  3. 3.Telemedicine and Trauma Research, University of Miami, Ryder Trauma CenterMiamiUSA
  4. 4.William Lehman Injury Research Center, Division of Trauma & Surgical Critical Care, Dewitt Daughtry Department of Surgery, Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine Miami, University of MiamiMiamiUSA

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