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Oxalate Nephropathy Causing Irreversible Renal Failure After Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery

Fatemeh Yaghoubi 1 , 2 and Maliheh Yarmohamadi 3 , *
Authors Information
1 Department of Nephrology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 Nephrology Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3 Department of Internal Medicine, Kowsar Hospital, Semnan University of Medical Sciences, Semnan, Iran
Article information
  • Nephro-Urology Monthly: 11 (1); e80757
  • Published Online: February 5, 2019
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: June 12, 2018
  • Accepted: November 24, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/numonthly.80757

To Cite: Yaghoubi F, Yarmohamadi M. Oxalate Nephropathy Causing Irreversible Renal Failure After Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery, Nephro-Urol Mon. Online ahead of Print ; 11(1):e80757. doi: 10.5812/numonthly.80757.

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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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