Journal of Medical Cases, ISSN 1923-4155 print, 1923-4163 online, Open Access
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Volume 10, Number 1, January 2019, pages 14-17

Iliac Artery Occlusion in a Patient With Allograft Renal Transplant Causing Refractory Heart Failure and Simulating Renal Artery Stenosis With Solitary Kidney


Figure 1.
Figure 1. No flow found in the right iliac artery.
Figure 2.
Figure 2. The stent placement with retrograde flow.


Table 1. Clinical, Catheterization and Serum Chemistry Comparison Pre- and Post- Stenting of Both Common Iliac Arteries
ParametersPre-operativePost-operative day 1
BNP (pg/mL)3,926800
Heart rate9470
Peak iliac artery pressure gradient (mm Hg)1200
Serum creatinine (mg/dL)2.41.23
eGFR (mL/min/1.73 m2)2044
Serum sodium (mmol/L)134136
Antihypertensive drugs20