Renal graft, arterial anastomosis - Color Ultrasound
Title: Color Ultrasound - Renal graft, arterial anastomosis
Diagnosis: Renal graft, arterial anastomosis
Author: Dr.ROSSET Antoine
Comment: Dr. KHAN Haleem
Clinical Presentation: Routine workup of a renalgraft.
Comment: In renal transplants, four major groups ofcomplications are present :
infections, followed by acuterejection, acute tubular necrosis and surgery
derivedcomplications. Color Doppler US is an essential technique in thestudy of renal
grafts, being specially accuarate in diagnosis ofsurgery derived complications (vascular
stenosis and thrombosis,urinary fistulae, hematomas, lymphoceles)
Description: The renal graft is located in the right iliac fossa.The doppler study
reveals 2 renal arteries anastomosed to therecipient's iliac artery. The graft has a normal B
mode appearanceand all the Doppler parameters are normal.
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