Case Report

Renal failure secondary to pelvic organ prolapse; Can it be predicted?

Theofanakis Charalampos, Thomakos Nikolaos, Grigoriadis Themistoklis, Athanasiou Stavros, Rodolakis Alexandros

1st OB/GYN Dept, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Alexandra Hospital, Athens, Greece

Correspondence: Charalampos Theofanakis MD, M.Sc, Ph.Dc, Agiou Pavlou 23, 12132, Peristeri, Athens, Greece, Tel: +306973042478, E – mail: charalampostheofanakis@yahoo.com


Pelvic organ prolapse is a condition that, if left untreated, may lead to obstructive uropathy, hydronephrosis and end stage renal disease. We present a case of a patient who presented to our institution in Athens, Greece with acute kidney failure secondary to complete uterine prolapse, also referred to as procidentia.

Keywords: obstructive uropathy, renal failure, procidentia, prolapse, hydronephrosis

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