Radiological Investigation and Intervention in Pediatric Solid Organ Transplantation

  • Aki Tanimoto
  • Shankar Rajeswaran
  • Stanley Kim
  • Jared R. Green
Reference work entry
Part of the Organ and Tissue Transplantation book series (OTT)


Interventional radiologists offer minimally invasive alternative treatments for many complications of liver and renal transplantation. Complications that are amenable to interventional radiologic treatments include vascular complications, biliary complications, and ureteral complications. Studies in adult and pediatric transplant recipients have demonstrated successful outcomes of minimally invasive treatments of posttransplant complications, some of which are now considered first-line treatments.


Angiography Angioplasty Endovascular intervention Intra-arterial thrombolysis Thrombectomy Selective embolization Portal venoplasty Cavogram Cholangiography Cholangioplasty Percutaneous biopsy Transjugular biopy Stent grafts Percutaneous drainage Double J stent Sclerotherapy Ureteroplasty 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aki Tanimoto
    • 1
  • Shankar Rajeswaran
    • 2
  • Stanley Kim
    • 2
  • Jared R. Green
    • 2
  1. 1.Diagnostic Radiology Northwestern Memorial HospitalChicagoUSA
  2. 2.Pediatric Vascular and Interventional RadiologyAnn & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of ChicagoChicagoUSA

Section editors and affiliations

  • Tetsu Uejima
    • 1
  1. 1.Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for ChildrenWilmingtonUSA

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