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Renal Allograft Thrombosis in the Early Post Transplant Period

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Renal allograft thrombosis involving either the renal artery or the veins is a well known entity in clinical practice. This complication of the renal transplant surgery is more common in the early part of the post transplant period and it is usually associated with acute antibody mediated rejection. This more commonly occurs in the paediatric renal transplant and also seems to have some relation to the duration of peritoneal dialysis pretransplant. However, the occurrence of graft thrombosis in isolation without clinical or histological graft rejection is not rare. We encountered a patient in whom the renal allograft thrombosis occurred after 6 weeks of commercial renal transplantation without any histological evidence of rejection.

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M. Budruddin, I. Salmi and R. Shilpa, "Renal Allograft Thrombosis in the Early Post Transplant Period," Open Journal of Nephrology, Vol. 3 No. 3, 2013, pp. 148-151. doi: 10.4236/ojneph.2013.33027.

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