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Does a partial renal nephrectomy cause anemia, low hemoglobin, high creatinine and bun


Posted by Lucy

My husband had a partial renal nephrectomy removing 1/5 of his right kidney.  It was a 2 cm malignant tumor, encapsilated with good margins.  It was removed and he has since had 2 CT scans and chest x-rays, (every 6 months) and were clear.  Our physician has now told us his next one will be in 1 year.  Recently, he had a complete physical and now he has anemia, 37 hematicrit, borderline hemoglobin, slightly raised creatinine and bun.  Is this from the fact that he has had part of his kidney removed?
 
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