Acute tubular necrosis is damage to the tubule cells (tiny tube-shaped cells) in the kidney that results in acute kidney failure. This is a potentially serious condition that requires care from your doctor.
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Talk with your doctor about the best treatment plan for you. In addition to good nutritional support, treatment options include the following:
, in which a machine does the work of your kidneys by purging waste from your body.
Certain medications (eg, furosemide, bumetanide, mannitol, fenoldopam, auriculin anaritide, and synthetic atrial natriuretic peptide) may reduce the need for
in certain people with acute tubular necrosis.