Right renal vein extension technique in human kidney transplantation.

  title={Right renal vein extension technique in human kidney transplantation.},
  author={Jacek Szmidt and Sławomir Frunze and Magdalena Karolak and Krzysztof Madej and Tomasz Sablinski and Sławomir Nazarewski},
  journal={European urology},
  volume={16 3},
A technique for renal vein extension in right kidney transplantation is described. The use of this method allows to avoid some technical difficulties in the transplantation of kidneys with short renal vein and multiple arteries. The short renal vein, even in the presence of multiple arteries, should not by itself be regarded as a barrier to successful cadaveric kidney transplantation. By using all available kidneys for transplantation, regardless of the type of anatomical abnormalities, we were… CONTINUE READING