Surgery Publications

Title

Use of a Pelvic Kidney for Living Transplantation: Case Report and Review of the Literature

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2-2003

Journal

American Journal of Transplantation

Volume

3

Issue

2

First Page

235

Last Page

238

URL with Digital Object Identifier

http://dx.doi.org/10.1034/j.1600-6143.2003.00046.x

Abstract

Pelvic kidneys have anomalous vascular supplies and collecting systems. Therefore, careful radiologic and functional evaluation of these kidneys must be performed prior to procurement for transplantation. We report the successful use of a pelvic kidney for living-related transplantation.