Optimizing renal transplant Doppler ultrasound

Samuel J. Galgano, Mark E. Lockhart, Ghaneh Fananapazir, Rupan Sanyal

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Doppler ultrasound is routinely used for the post-operative evaluation of renal transplant patients. Knowledge of the surgical anatomy and application of a robust technique are important for appropriate evaluation of a transplanted kidney. In this review article, we discuss the surgical anatomy of renal transplantation, techniques to optimize image acquisition, as well as commonly associated pitfalls with Doppler ultrasound evaluation of renal grafts.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2564-2573
Number of pages10
JournalAbdominal Radiology
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 1 2018


  • Renal transplant Doppler
  • Renal transplant Doppler technique
  • Renal transplant imaging
  • Renal transplant ultrasound

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Gastroenterology
  • Urology


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