Back-table renal allograft angioscopy and thrombolysis

Viken Douzdjian*, William J. Sharp, Michael M. Abecassis

*Corresponding author for this work

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Poor back-table perfusion of a renal allograft may occur as a result of intravascular thrombosis of the renal artery branches. We herein report such a case where back-table angioscopy was performed to confirm the diagnosis, followed by successful thrombolysis using urokinase under hypothermic conditions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)65-66
Number of pages2
JournalTransplant International
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1994


  • Angioscopy, renal transplantation
  • Renal transplantation, angioscopy
  • Thrombosis, renal artery, angioscopy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Transplantation


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