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Valdez Quintana Melissa

Final Pr. ID: Poster #: EDU-030

The purpose of these educational exhibit is to illustrate the tomographic evaluation of living renal donors for pediatric patients
Renal transplantation has become the treatment of choice for end stage renal disease in children. Living donor renal transplantation is a better option for recipient and graft survival in comparison with cadaveric donor. Laparoscopic nephrectomy is preferred for removing the kidney from living donors, therefore the surgeons need accurate anatomic information
We present an approach for the evaluation of living renal donors by tomography. Selected cases illustrating the evaluation of renal parenchyma, renal arteries, renal veins and collecting system are shown, including the key points of anatomic information that are valuable for the surgeons
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Authors:  Valdez Quintana Melissa

Keywords:  kidney transplant, CT, donor