Also known as acute tubular necrosis. A severe form of acute kidney (renal) failure that develops in people with severe illnesses or with low blood pressure.
Acute Tubular Necrosis. When the cells of the kidney do not get enough blood, they begin to die. There is no treatment for ATN except time. The patient may be on dialysis while the old cells get better.
Acute tubular necrosis. A disorder that damages certain kidney cells and leads to kidney failure.
Acute Tubular Necrosis. Delayed kidney function after a transplant that usually resolves; may be caused by quality of the donor organ, how long the organ is stored before it is transplanted, or medications.
ACUTE TUBULAR NECROSIS. reversible kidney damage resulting in delayed kidney function. Among other factors, it may be caused by quality of donor organ, time of organ storage before transplantation, or medications to prevent rejection. Back