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PURPOSE Cancers complicating organ allografts are a major cause of morbidity and mortality after renal transplantation. Different registries have described an overall three to eightfold increase in cancer risk compared with the general population. This retrospective study investigated the incidence and outcome of de novo malignancies following kidney(More)
We present a surgical treatment for bladder reconstruction in a case of chronic vesicocutaneous radiation-induced fistula and reconstruction of the abdominal wall after resection of a liposarcoma in the rectus abdominis muscle. Fistulas are sequelae after radiotherapy. To regain bladder function and reconstitute abdominal wall stability, a microsurgical(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this retrospective study was to report results of a consecutive series of kidney transplant patients in whom the renal artery was implanted on a prosthetic vascular graft (PVG). METHODS Between January 2011 and December 2014, 208 deceased donor renal transplantations (68 female, 140 male, mean age 52, SD 16 years) were performed.(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to evaluate the outcome after transplantation of deceased allografts in donor/recipient pairs aged ≥65 years enrolled in the Eurotransplant Senior Program (ESP). MATERIAL AND METHODS In this retrospective cohort study we evaluated data from 89 patients transplanted under the ESP protocol from 2008 to 2013. Outcome(More)
Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm commonly presents as acute abdominal or lower back pain and hemodynamic instability. We discuss the case of a 90-year-old patient who presented to the emergency unit with a 3-day history of left testicular pain. Ultrasound scan demonstrated and a computed tomography scan confirmed a 6 cm in diameter ruptured abdominal(More)
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