Hibernating kidney - A case report

Henna Kalsi, Paul Wennberg, Sanjay Misra, Leslie Cooper

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A 75-year-old woman presented with a two-month history of progressive dyspnea on exertion. On physical examination, her blood pressure was 148/90 mmHg, jugular venous pressure was 10 cmH2O with a prominent V wave, right ventricular heave was present and she had a systolic murmur at the right upper sternal border that varied with inspiration. The patient had a pulsatile liver, mild ascites and systolic bruits over both kidneys, with the diastolic component on the left side.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)207-208
Number of pages2
JournalInternational Journal of Angiology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 2009
Externally publishedYes


  • Aneurysm
  • Arteriovenous malformation
  • Coil embolization
  • Pulsatile liver
  • Tricuspid regurgitation


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