The Japanese Journal of Urology
Online ISSN : 1884-7110
Print ISSN : 0021-5287
ISSN-L : 0021-5287
A PATIENT OF SUCCESSFUL RENAL TRANSPLANTATION USING DONOR KIDNEY WITH CONGENITAL ABNORMALITIES OF THE INFERIOR VENA CAVA
Noriyasu UwatokoTomohiko AsanoMasamichi HayakawaYoshihiro IkedaAkira MiyajimaFumio NakajimaHiroshi Nakamura
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1999 Volume 90 Issue 1 Pages 57-60

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At the time of donor nephrectomy, congenital abnormalities of the inferior vena cava was discovered. A 56-year-old woman was worked up preoperatively and no abnormalities were found. Abdominal aortography was normal. At the time of operation, the inferior vena cava was located to the left and anterior to the abdominal aorta. In the renal hilus, the location of the renal artery and vein was reversal. We thought the ideas of operation and could successfully performed renal transplantation using donor kidney with congenital abnormalities of the inferior vena cava.

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