Ultrasonography-Based Dynamic Assessment on an Adult for Postoperative Effects of Double Kidney Transplant From a 6-Month-Old Donor.

Ultrasonography-Based Dynamic Assessment on an Adult for Postoperative Effects of Double Kidney Transplant From a 6-Month-Old Donor. Exp Clin Transplant. 2019 May 02;: Authors: Zhu D, Zheng Q, Wu M Abstract To allow improved quality of life, renal transplant has been regarded as the best therapeutic option for patients with end-stage renal disease. However, due to shortages of renal sources, annually, only a few patients with renal failure can receive transplants, with most patients requiring hemodialysis to maintain their life. With increasing imbalance of demands and supplies for donor organs, infant organ donors have become an important part of domestic and foreign transplant sources. It is of great importance to guarantee successful kidney transplant outcomes. Examination of the size and blood perfusion of the transplanted kidneys in an accurate and timely manner and early detection of postoperative complications can improve survival rates and quality of life. Here, we report a rare double kidney transplant with the kidney of a 6-month-old infant and the great technical difficulties. Color Doppler ultrasonography played an important role in dynamic observations of the size of the kidney, blood perfusion, spectral index, and detection of complications after transplant. PMID: 31050616 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

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