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Abstract #0444

Follow-up of Living Kidney Donors After Transplantation by DWI reveals Compensatory Changes in the Remaining Kidney.

Peter Vermathen1, Tobias Binser1, Harriet C. Thoeny2, Chris Boesch1, Felix J. Frey3, Ute Eisenberger3

1Dept. of Clinical Research, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland; 2Dept. of Radiology, University & Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland; 3Dept. of Nephrology, University & Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland

A prospective longitudinal diffusion weighted imaging (DWI) study was performed in living kidney donors before and after transplantation to examine effects of uninephrectomy in the remaining single kidney.