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Duplex evaluation of native renal vessels and renal allografts.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1562349     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Duplex ultrasound and color duplex imaging are useful in evaluating the renal vasculature. Investigation of native renal vessels includes the diagnosis of renal artery stenosis and occlusion and renal vein thrombosis. The sonographic examination of renal allografts may detect vascular complications and peritransplant fluid collections, both of which may impair allograft function. In order to perform and interpret renal vascular sonography, knowledge of pertinent vascular anatomy and proper duplex technique is essential. Renal arterial and venous examination with gray-scale, Doppler, and color duplex imaging is reviewed, comparing their performance with other methods of assessing renal vessels when appropriate.
Authors:
S A Mulligan; D B Koslin; L L Berland
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Seminars in ultrasound, CT, and MR     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0887-2171     ISO Abbreviation:  Semin. Ultrasound CT MR     Publication Date:  1992 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-05-21     Completed Date:  1992-05-21     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8504689     Medline TA:  Semin Ultrasound CT MR     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  40-52     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Radiology Associates of Birmingham, AL 35209.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Carcinoma, Renal Cell / ultrasonography
Graft Rejection
Humans
Kidney Neoplasms / ultrasonography
Kidney Transplantation
Neoplasm Invasiveness
Renal Artery / transplantation*,  ultrasonography*
Renal Artery Obstruction / ultrasonography
Renal Veins / transplantation*,  ultrasonography*
Thrombosis / ultrasonography
Transplantation, Homologous

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