Transplantation of a horseshoe kidney

Mehdi Salehipour, Ali Bahador, Heshmatollah Salahi, Saman Nikeghbalian, Hamed Jalaeian, Hamid Reza Davari, Seyed Ali Malek-Hosseini

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Abstract

Experience with horseshoe kidney transplantation is limited. Horseshoe kidney may be underutilized for transplantation because of the greater incidence of vascular and other associated urological anomalies. Nowadays, owing to a greater number of patients waiting for a kidney donation and to a shortage of organs donated, more suitable organ acceptance criteria have been formulated. The aim of this paper is to present the first Iranian experience with horseshoe kidney transplantation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)239-241
Number of pages3
JournalArchives of Iranian Medicine
Volume10
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 2007

Keywords

  • Horseshoe kidney
  • Kidney anomalies
  • Kidney transplantation

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