Ureteral stenosis after kidney transplantation

  title={Ureteral stenosis after kidney transplantation
  author={Alessandro Faenza and Bruno Nardo and Fausto Catena and Maria Piera Scolari and Giovanni Liviano D'arcangelo and Andrea Buscaroli and Cristina Rossi and Maurizio Zompatori},
  journal={Transplant International},
Abstract Ureteral obstruction with impaired urine flow is the most common urological complication following renal transplantation. From December 1976 to December 1997, 869 kidney grafts were performed by our kidney transplantation group, 96 from living related donors and 773 from cadaver donors (736 first grafts and 37 regrafts). A stricture of the ureter (SU) was observed in 27 cases with a follow-up ranging from 18 months to 18 years after the graft and 11 months to 11 years after the… 

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