Three-dimensional helical CT angiography in renal transplant recipients: a new problem-solving tool.

Russell H. Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA.
American Journal of Roentgenology (Impact Factor: 2.74). 11/1999; 173(4):1085-9. DOI: 10.2214/ajr.173.4.10511184
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ABSTRACT OBJECTIVE: Our objective was to describe the use of three-dimensional helical CT angiography for the evaluation of renal transplant recipients presenting with hypertension, graft dysfunction, or both after transplantation by evaluating the native and transplanted renal arteries in a single examination. CONCLUSION: Early results indicate that three-dimensional helical CT angiography of renal transplant recipients presenting with hypertension, graft dysfunction, or both after transplantation yields valuable information that can be used to guide further therapy.

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