Angioplasty and stenting of arterial stenosis affecting renal transplant function.

  title={Angioplasty and stenting of arterial stenosis affecting renal transplant function.},
  author={Paris Pappas and Georgios Zavos and Sashidhar Kaza and Polytimi Leonardou and Eleni Theodoropoulou and John Bokos and John N. Boletis and Alkiviadis I. Kostakis},
  journal={Transplantation proceedings},
  volume={40 5},
PURPOSE To evaluate the efficacy of percutaneous angioplasty and stenting in cases of artery stenosis of the transplanted kidney or proximal iliac artery stenosis causing transplant dysfunction and/or increase of the arterial blood pressure. MATERIALS AND METHODS Between January 1999 and June 2007, we evaluated 24 patients who had undergone renal transplantation and subsequently were diagnosed with refractory hypertension and transplant dysfunction for signs of possible renal transplant… CONTINUE READING


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