Renal transplant related complications

Last revised by Khalid Alhusseiny on 18 Mar 2024

The recipients of renal transplants are susceptible to a number of complications. The incidence of each is variable and partially subject to specific surgical transplantation techniques and management patterns. 

Pathology

Renal transplant complications

These can be broadly categorized as perirenal, renal parenchymal, renal collecting system, and/or renal vascular complications 1,2:

Extra-renal transplant complications

Treatment and prognosis

The 1-year survival rate of deceased renal allografts were over 93% in 2014 5.

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