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Severe acute kidney injury after pharmacomechanical thrombectomy for acute limb ischemia

Paweł Brazis1, Paweł Wierzchowski1, Arkadiusz Migdalski1, Arkadiusz Jawień1
DOI: 10.5603/AA.2022.0016
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Acta Angiologica 2022;28(4):166-170.
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  1. Department of Vascular Surgery and Angiology, Dr. A. Jurasz University Hospital No. 1, Ludwik Rydygier Collegium Medicum in Bydgoszcz, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, Bydgoszcz, Poland

open access

Vol 28, No 4 (2022)
Case reports
Published online: 2022-12-30

Abstract

Pharmacomechanical thrombectomy (PMT) with AngioJet (AJ) catheter is one of the most efficacious endovascular
techniques for rapidly removing clots and thrombi from occluded vessels. It has a high technical success
rate but at the cost of hemolysis which may lead to renal damage. Such a complication after AJ has been
published but is still underreported in the literature. In this report, a case of a 68-year-old male patient with
acute limb ischemia (ALI) and severe acute kidney injury (AKI) developed after the use of catheter-directed
thrombolysis (CDT) and PMT AJ has been presented.

Abstract

Pharmacomechanical thrombectomy (PMT) with AngioJet (AJ) catheter is one of the most efficacious endovascular
techniques for rapidly removing clots and thrombi from occluded vessels. It has a high technical success
rate but at the cost of hemolysis which may lead to renal damage. Such a complication after AJ has been
published but is still underreported in the literature. In this report, a case of a 68-year-old male patient with
acute limb ischemia (ALI) and severe acute kidney injury (AKI) developed after the use of catheter-directed
thrombolysis (CDT) and PMT AJ has been presented.

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Keywords

acute kidney injury; pharmacomechanical thrombectomy; angiojet; catheter-directed thrombolysis; acute limb ischemia

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Title

Severe acute kidney injury after pharmacomechanical thrombectomy for acute limb ischemia

Journal

Acta Angiologica

Issue

Vol 28, No 4 (2022)

Article type

Case report

Pages

166-170

Published online

2022-12-30

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DOI

10.5603/AA.2022.0016

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Acta Angiologica 2022;28(4):166-170.

Keywords

acute kidney injury
pharmacomechanical thrombectomy
angiojet
catheter-directed thrombolysis
acute limb ischemia

Authors

Paweł Brazis
Paweł Wierzchowski
Arkadiusz Migdalski
Arkadiusz Jawień

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