Objective: This study aims to report the possibility of non-operative management (NOM) as a Renal artery thrombosis (RAT) treatment. Case(s) Presentation: In this series, we reported 3 cases of unilateral RAT secondary to blunt abdominal trauma treated with NOM, where patient had complete bed rest, close observation, laboratory tests, and serial imaging. During a first-month follow-up, hypertension, renal abscess, persistent flank pain, or impairment of renal function were not found in the patients. However, after a one-year follow-up, an atrophic kidney appeared due to RAT in one of our cases. Discussion: RAT secondary to blunt abdominal trauma is rare. However, the management of RAT is still controversial. Renal preservation with NOM possesses reasonable success because the risk of complication does not exceed that of revascularization, and is currently considered. Conclusion: NOM is considered a treatment option in the cases of unilateral RAT with good contralateral renal function. This treatment provides a minimal number of complications. Keywords: Renal artery thrombosis, non-operative management.
Renal artery thrombosis, Non-operative management
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