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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 159-161

Anesthetic management of live donor renal transplantation in a recipient with Wegener's granulomatosis


1 Senior Resident, Department of Anaesthesiology, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, UP 226014, India
2 Associate Professor, Department of Anaesthesiology, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, UP 226014, India
3 Professor, Department of Anaesthesiology, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, UP 226014, India

Correspondence Address:
Sandeep Sahu
Associate Professor, Department of Anaesthesiology, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, UP 226014
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.1016/j.ijt.2015.10.005

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Antineutrophil cytoplasmic autoantibody-associated vasculitis (AAV) is a common cause of rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis resulting in end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Wegener's granulamotosis (WG) is a rare disease of this group that have granulomatosis with polyangiitis, characterized by a triad of necrotizing granulomas in the upper and lower respiratory tracts, small vessel vasculitis, and glomerulonephritis. This case report illustrates the various concerns implicated in the anesthetic considerations of a patient of ESRD with Wegener's granulomatosis for renal transplant.


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