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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 66-68

Live-related renal transplant with bench repair of saccular aneurysm of graft renal artery - A case report

1 Department of Urology and Plastic Surgery, Medical Trust Hospital, Kochi, Kerala, India
2 Consultant Nephrologist, Medical Trust Hospital, Kochi, Kerala, India

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Dr. Amit Hosamani
Department of Urology and Plastic Surgery, Medical Trust Hospital, Kochi, Kerala
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DOI: 10.4103/ijot.ijot_103_20

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Renal artery aneurysm is a rare entity with an incidence of about 1%. The preoperative evaluation of a voluntary kidney donor incidentally revealed a saccular aneurysm of the right renal artery on a computed tomography angiogram. Laparoscopic right donor nephrectomy was performed with Bench repair of the aneurysm and transplantation of this kidney to the recipient in the right iliac fossa. Transplant kidney had good perfusion on revascularization with normal postoperative graft function. Transplanting kidneys with renal artery aneurysm can be safely performed with a win-win situation for both donor and recipient.

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