n South African Journal of Surgery - News

Volume 42, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0038-2361
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5151



Extracted from text ... SAJS VOL 42, NO. 2, MAY 2004 35 SAJS 4-MDCT 'excellent technique' for evaluating kidney donors 3D four-slice multidetector computed tomography (4-MDCT) shows exquisite anatomical detail in evaluating kidney donors, according to a new study by researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. They presented the study during the American Roentgen Ray Society Annual Meeting in Miami Beach, Florida in May 2004. In the study, 94 kidney donors underwent 4- MDCT for preoperative work-up of kidney vascular anatomy, which is critical in the selection of both living kidney donors and the surgical technique used for removing the kidney graft. After the work-up, a total of 94 kidneys were harvested from these donors. The study found that, overall, the ..

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