Normal immediate post-operative renal transplant ultrasound

Case contributed by Henry Knipe


Day 1 post live renal transplant.

Patient Data

Age: 59

Right iliac fossa transplant kidney measures 10.6cm in length. Good perfusion. Single renal artery with high velocities proximally may indicate normal post-transplant high flow or stenosis. Intrarenal resistive index measures 0.65-0.70. Antegrade flow in single renal vein. No significant perinephric collection. No AVF identified.

Case Discussion

Typical appearances of an uncomplicated postoperative transplant kidney ultrasound. 

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