Tag Renal trauma
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Kidney trauma

Most genitourinary injuries are not immediately life-threatening. Renal pedicle injury can lead to life-threatening hemorrhage and renal ischemia

a whack to the flank….

the case. an 84 year old man is bought to your emergency department following a 3 metre fall from a ladder. He has landed on his right-hand side & is complaining of severe bilateral chest & flank pain.