Ureteral complications in renal transplant recipients successfully treated with interventional radiology.

@article{Kaskarelis2008UreteralCI,
  title={Ureteral complications in renal transplant recipients successfully treated with interventional radiology.},
  author={Ioannis S. Kaskarelis and Maria Koukoulaki and Themistoclis Georgantas and Evgenios Bairamidis and Constantinos Kokkinos and Marios I. Ieronymou and Vasileios Vougas and Spyridon Drakopoulos},
  journal={Transplantation proceedings},
  year={2008},
  volume={40 9},
  pages={3170-2}
}
INTRODUCTION Ureteral complications in renal transplantation occur in approximately 8% of renal transplant recipients, occasionally leading to graft loss. This retrospective study presents a single-center experience in managing ureteral complications with interventional radiology as well as the long-term graft function and recipient survival. PATIENTS AND METHODS We analyzed 21 renal transplant recipients with ureteral problems. RESULTS Nine patients experienced urinary leak, six patients… CONTINUE READING

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