May 2, 2009

Prediction of the severity and outcome of acute tubular necrosis based on continuity of Doppler spectrum in the early period after kidney transplantation.


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This paper describes using the continuity of Doppler flow in the renal artery early post-transplant as a method to determine the severity of ATN. This method is promising, although this study is limited by the lack of biopsies to confirm that these ultrasound findings are in fact specific for ATN.

Renal Transplantation