Renal transplants: what ultrasound can and cannot do.

@article{Cosgrove2008RenalTW,
  title={Renal transplants: what ultrasound can and cannot do.},
  author={David Owen Cosgrove and Kakit Ed Chan},
  journal={Ultrasound quarterly},
  year={2008},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={77-87; quiz 141-2}
}
Renal transplantation has emerged as the most cost-effective and patient-supportive way to treat chronic renal failure, with excellent graft survival rates thanks to improved surgical techniques and rejection management. Its success has placed a heavy burden on imaging, especially ultrasound, which is used in the selection of live donors and in monitoring each stage of the postoperative care of the recipient. Ultrasound is particularly useful for detecting vascular complications such as early… CONTINUE READING

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