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Abstract #1320

Renal Size Estimation by MRI in Living Renal Allograft Donation: Follow-Up of the Remaining and of the Donated Kidney

Peter Vermathen1, Aurelia Rusch-Klbener1, Tania Bhler1, Tobias Binser1, Harriet C. Thoeny2, Felix J. Frey3, Chris Boesch1, Ute Eisenberger3

1Depts Clinical Research and Radiology, University Bern, Bern, Switzerland; 2DRNN, Inselspital Bern, Bern, Switzerland; 3Dept. Nephrology and Hypertension, Inselspital Bern, Bern, Switzerland

The effect of unilateral nephrectomy on the sizes of the remaining kidneys was investigated longitudinally over 1 year in 13 living renal donors and the sizes of the explanted kidneys were followed up in the corresponding recipients.