Blood supply to the kidneys

Picture of blood supply to the kidneys

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Blood flow to the kidneys is very important for the kidneys to work well. If blood flow to a kidney gets blocked, part or all of that kidney may die. This can lead to kidney failure.

Last Updated: October 24, 2008

Medical Review: Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Myo Min Han, MD - Nuclear Medicine

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