Transplant International

, Volume 2, Issue 4, pp 228–231 | Cite as

Fibromuscular dysplasia in donor kidneys — experience with three cases

  • R. Linder
  • H. Billing
  • A. Tibell
  • G. Tydén
  • C. -G. Groth
Brief Reports


In 1987, three patients received kidney grafts bearing medial fibroplasia at our hospital. Two of the grafts were from a cadaveric donor and one was from a living related donor kidney. The vascular affection was known before transplantation. Only one of the recipients developed stenosis and hypertension. With balloon catheter dilatation, the progressive stenosis of the renal graft artery could, however, be successfully corrected.

Key words

Fibromuscular dysplasia in kidney transplantation Kidney transplantation, fibromuscular dysplasia Arterial stenosis in kidney transplantation, fibromuscular dysplasia 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Linder
    • 1
  • H. Billing
    • 2
  • A. Tibell
    • 1
  • G. Tydén
    • 1
  • C. -G. Groth
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Transplantation SurgeryHuddinge HospitalHuddingeSweden
  2. 2.Department of Radiology, Karolinska InstituteHuddinge HospitalHuddingeSweden

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