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Abstract #0880

Depiction of Transplant renal Vascular anatomy and complications: Unenhanced MR Angiography by Using Spatial Labeling with Multiple Inversion Pulses

Hao Tang 1 , Daoyu Hu 1 , Zi Wang 1 , Xiaoyan Meng 1 , and Yanchu Wang 1

1 Radiology, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, Hubei, China

Unenhanced MR angiography with spatial labeling with multiple inversion pulses (SLEEK) is a reliable method for depicting anatomy and complications from renal vascular transplant compared with digital subtraction angiography and intraoperative results. In a study of 75 patients who underwent renal transplantation, we found that unenhanced MR angiography with SLEEK enabled visualization of small branches within the transplant renal parenchyma and subtle accessory renal arteries. The method may show transplant renal veins while suppressing the signal from the inflowing arterial vein. SLEEK MR angiography is a promising alternative technique for assessing renal vessels in patients with renal transplants.

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