Abdominal Imaging

, Volume 38, Issue 5, pp 1144–1154

Renal transplant complications

Pictorial Essay

DOI: 10.1007/s00261-013-0005-9

Cite this article as:
Weber, T.M. & Lockhart, M.E. Abdom Imaging (2013) 38: 1144. doi:10.1007/s00261-013-0005-9


Clinical monitoring and appropriate imaging have played an important role to ensure a successful outcome for renal transplant patients. A variety of imaging options now exist, and they are routinely used in these patients. Ultrasound is the most frequent first-line imaging method in the post-operative period and for long-term follow-up. For specific indications, magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography, and nuclear medicine examinations are often helpful. This article will review the imaging findings of the most commonly encountered complications of renal transplantation.


Renal transplantation Ultrasound Imaging 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RadiologyUniversity of Alabama at BirminghamBirminghamUSA
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyUniversity of Alabama at BirminghamBirminghamUSA