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Post-transplant HUS

A young patient was recently transferred to our service for evaluation of acute renal failure that had developed many years following a liver transplant for PSC. She had presented to another institution with nausea, vomiting, fevers and a…

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Get it right …the first time

The whole fiasco about the antenna and reception issue with the iPhone 4 made me realize that unlike other professions, where several chances exist to rectify a problem, clinicians often have only one chance to get it right…

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Typical HUS: beyond shiga

Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome is characterized by the triad of Microangiopathic hemolytic anemia Thrombocytopenia Renal failure. The disease is broken down into Typical, or diarrhea associated Atypical, or diarrhea negative cases. 90% of HUS cases in the United States…

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