Renal transplantation continued

Kidney transplantation

(a) The renal artery is anastomosed (end to end) to the internal iliac artery. The renal vein is anastomosed (end to side) to the external iliac vein. The ureter is implanted in the dome of the bladder

(b) The renal artery on a carrel patch is anastomosed (end to side) to the external iliac artery. Carrel patch comes from non-living (brain stem dead) donor's aorta

Fig. 27

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