Renal Biopsy - Absolute and Relative Contraindications
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Renal Biopsy - Absolute and Relative Contraindications

WHEN NOT TO DO IT:

 • Isolated glomerular hematuria, unless progressive 

 • Low grade proteinuria unless hematuria or systemic disease

RELATIVE CONTRAINDICATIONS

 • Small <9cm hyperechoic kidneys

 • Solitary native kidney

 • Multiple, bilateral cysts

 • Active infection

 • Hydronephrosis

 • Uncontrollable bleeding diathesis or severe HTN



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Dr. Gerald Diaz
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