Oxalate nephropathy: An important cause of renal failure after bariatric surgery

S. P. Nagaraju, A. Gupta, B. McCormick

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Abstract

Obesity is a major public health issue all over the world. Bariatric surgery is increasingly becoming popular as a surgical treatment for morbid obesity. Nephrologists need to be aware of possible renal complications after bariatric surgery. We report a 54-year-old male patient who presented with progressive worsening of renal function following a duodenal switch procedure for morbid obesity, and he was found to have oxalate nephropathy on renal biopsy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)316-318
Number of pages3
JournalIndian Journal of Nephrology
Volume23
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01-07-2013

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  • Nephrology

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