Iranian Journal of Kidney Diseases, Vol 7, No 5 (2013)

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Acute Page Kidney Complicating Kidney Transplant Artery Stenting: Presentation of a Case and Novel Management

Alireza Hamidian Jahromi, Jiri Fronek, Nicos Kessaris, Gareth Bydawell, Uday Patel, Iain A M MacPhee


We present a rare complication of transplant renal artery stenting in a patient who developed subcapsular hematoma and presented as acute page kidney. We discuss possible mechanisms and successful novel management using radiological-assisted decompression. We propose considering this alternative option before proceeding with surgical exploration and renal capsulotomy.

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