Preoperative evaluation of potential renal donors using multidetector CT.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Preoperative knowledge of vascular anatomy and parenchymal disease is critical in patients undergoing laparoscopic donor nephrectomy. Multidetector computed tomography represents a substantial improvement in technology that lends itself to the comprehensive evaluation of renal donors. We describe and illustrate our computed tomographic technique in patients considering a donor nephrectomy.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Tran, T; Heneghan, JP; Paulson, EK

Published Date

  • 2002

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 27 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 620 - 625

PubMed ID

  • 12395248

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0942-8925

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s00261-001-0139-z


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States