Carbon Dioxide Angiography in the Treatment of Transplant Renal Artery Stenosis.

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Summary of "Carbon Dioxide Angiography in the Treatment of Transplant Renal Artery Stenosis."

Transplant renal stenosis (TRAS) is a serious complication associated with graft loss. Selective carbon dioxide angiography allows for effective diagnosis and therapy with the use of minimal to no contrast agent. This study sought to evaluate the efficacy of the adjunctive use of carbon dioxide angiography in the treatment of TRAS.


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Name: Annals of vascular surgery
ISSN: 1615-5947


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