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Klin Padiatr. 2002 Mar-Apr;214(2):74-5.

[Acute Renal Failure in Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome: Differential Diagnosis].

[Article in German]

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  • 1Zentrum für Kinderheilkunde und Jugendmedizin, Abt. Allgemeine Pädiatrie und Neonatologie, Justus-Liebig-Universität, Giessen, Germany.


In the differential diagnosis of acute renal failure in Newborns prerenal, renal and postrenal causes must be considered. Additionally, in twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome especially the donor can suffer from acute renal failure caused by longterm intrauterine hypoperfusion of the kidneys resulting in severe retardation of renal development.

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