The frequency of variations in renal vasculature was investigated in cadavers with respect to its significance in renal transplantations. Arterial variations would allow transplantations in only 87.81%. In cases with several arteries only those kidneys were suitable for transplantations where the origins of the vessels were adjacent and where an aortic patch technique would be possible. Because of the technical problems associated with supernumerary arteries, initial transplantation of such kidneys is not recommended. The number of venous variations is markedly less. Due to the extensive collateral venous anastomoses within the kidney, supernumerary veins can be ligated without any practical technical problems.
|Translated title of the contribution||Study of the variations of the renal vessels with respect to organ transplantation|
|Number of pages||5|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 1 1973|
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