Kidney Transplantation from Deceased Donor with Fibromuscular Dysplasia

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In all over the world, most serious concern about the organ transplantation is that the number of patients who are waiting for organ transplantation has increased however the number of a available organ is not enough. Because of this, the graft which previously considered contraindication for transplantation have been successfully transplanted due to development of technique, drug and improvement postoperative management of patients. Fibromuscular dysplasia (FMD) is the second most common cause of renovascular hypertension, and is observed in 2.0% to 6.6% of potential live kidney donors. Kidney with FMD is generally considered to be a contraindication to renal transplantation because renal artery stenosis may progress after transplantation and cause graft loss. However, Here, we report a successful case of kidney transplantation using graft with FMD which has multiple aneurysms in renal artery. in deceased donor.

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