Browse

CT angiography for living kidney donors: accuracy, cause of misinterpretation and prevalence of variation

DC Field Value Language
dc.contributor.authorChai, Jee Won-
dc.contributor.authorLee, Whal-
dc.contributor.authorYin, Yong Hu-
dc.contributor.authorJae, Hwan Jun-
dc.contributor.authorChung, Jin Wook-
dc.contributor.authorKim, Hyeon Hoe-
dc.contributor.authorPark, Jae Hyung-
dc.date.accessioned2010-04-08T23:38:19Z-
dc.date.available2010-04-08T23:38:19Z-
dc.date.issued2008-08-07-
dc.identifier.citationKorean J Radiol 2008;9(4):333-339en
dc.identifier.issn1229-6929 (Print)-
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10371/62745-
dc.description.abstractOBJECTIVE: To determine the accuracy of the use of multi-detector row CT (MDCT) to predict vascular anatomy in living kidney donors and to reveal the prevalence of vascular variations in a Korean population. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of 153 living kidney donors that had undergone preoperative CT and nephrectomy, either with open or laparoscopic surgery, were selected retrospectively. The initial CT results were compared with the surgical findings and repeated review sessions of CT scans were performed to determine the causes of mismatches in discordant cases. RESULTS: The accuracy of CT angiography was 95% to predict the number of renal vessels. Four arteries and two veins were missed during the initial CT interpretation due to perception errors (for two arteries and two veins) and technical limitations (two arteries). The prevalence of multiple renal arteries and veins, early branching of a renal artery and late confluence of a renal vein were 31%, 5%, 12%, 17%, respectively. The circumaortic renal vein and the bilateral inferior vena cava were found in two cases each (1.3%). One case (0.7%) each of a retroaortic renal vein and a supradiaphragmatic originated renal artery were found. CONCLUSION: MDCT provides a reliable method to evaluate the vascular anatomy and variations of living kidney donors.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherKorean Radiological Societyen
dc.subjectAngiography/*methods/standardsen
dc.subjectKidney/*blood supply/radiographyen
dc.subjectRenal Artery/radiographyen
dc.subjectRenal Veins/radiographyen
dc.subjectRetrospective Studiesen
dc.subjectYoung Adulten
dc.subjectLiving Donors-
dc.subjectTomography, X-Ray Computed/standards-
dc.titleCT angiography for living kidney donors: accuracy, cause of misinterpretation and prevalence of variationen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.AlternativeAuthor채지원-
dc.contributor.AlternativeAuthor이활-
dc.contributor.AlternativeAuthor인용후-
dc.contributor.AlternativeAuthor재환준-
dc.contributor.AlternativeAuthor정진욱-
dc.contributor.AlternativeAuthor김현호-
dc.contributor.AlternativeAuthor박재형-
dc.identifier.doi10.3348/kjr.2008.9.4.333-
Appears in Collections:
College of Medicine/School of Medicine (의과대학/대학원)Urology (비뇨기과학전공)Journal Papers (저널논문_비뇨기과학전공)
Files in This Item:
  • mendeley

Items in S-Space are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Browse