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Two transplant renal arteries: One important lesson. Clin Case Rep 2018 Sep;6(9):1909-1910

Date

09/15/2018

Pubmed ID

30214795

Pubmed Central ID

PMC6132109

DOI

10.1002/ccr3.1736

Abstract

High index of suspicion is required for ischemic nephropathy in renal transplant recipients presenting with unexplained acute kidney injury, as it is potentially reversible. Carbon dioxide (CO2) angiogram is a good alternative to evaluate vasculature in patients with renal dysfunction where iodinated contrast is relatively contraindicated.

Author List

Koratala A, Mena Gutierrez A, Chamarthi G, Zeng X, Alquadan KF

Author

Abhilash Koratala MD Assistant Professor in the Medicine department at Medical College of Wisconsin