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Acute renal failure, low BP and cardiac arrest after operation for bilateral total knee replacement. What is the reason for death?

Hello Doctor, I have a question ? My mom she was 61 year old got operated Bilateral total knee Replacement ,she was a BP & Sugar patient she dont have any other problem like kidney Heart problem. after getting operated shse was fine for 3 days but she is not taking food after 3 days doctor told that she had acute Rinal failure so shifted to ICU for 10 day. on 11 the day due to low BP got cardiac arrest & she was nomore... I think because of the Bi lateral this happned can any one let me know what could be the region,I am very much disoppointed thanks you very much
Asked On : Mon, 2 Jul 2012
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Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic

     This description is highly suggestive of Pulmonary Embolism.
     Asymptomatic heart attacks are very common in diabetics...
     Renal failure may be from shock, infection and so on
     Only a post-mortem might have given the clues...

Take care
May her soul rest in peace
God bless
Good luck
Answered: Fri, 26 Jul 2013
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