[Characteristic aspects of vascular complications in renal transplantation in children].

In a series of 859 transplantations performed in children and adolescents from January 1973 to December 1992, vascular thrombosis accounted for 18% of all graft losses (2nd cause of graft failure), and 57% of early failures (within 2 months). Renal veins and arteries were equally affected. The young age of the donors and recipients constituted the main risk… CONTINUE READING