Mesh Hood Fascial Closure Is a Safe Alternative to Prevent Renal Allograft Compartment Syndrome During Kidney Transplantation.

@article{Wood2015MeshHF,
  title={Mesh Hood Fascial Closure Is a Safe Alternative to Prevent Renal Allograft Compartment Syndrome During Kidney Transplantation.},
  author={Lauren N Wood and Wensha Yang and Alagappan Anand Annamalai},
  journal={Transplantation proceedings},
  year={2015},
  volume={47 6},
  pages={1845-9}
}
BACKGROUND Renal allograft compartment syndrome (RACS) is an under recognized yet important complication of kidney transplantation that can lead to early graft dysfunction and loss. The use of mesh for prevention and treatment of RACS in very selective circumstances has been documented previously in small case reports. However, it is unknown whether patient and graft survival rates are similar in patients undergoing renal transplantation with mesh placement for the prevention or treatment of… CONTINUE READING
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