December 1976

An Effective Technique for Management of Transplant Kidneys With Polar Branches

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Surgery, Peter Bent Brigham Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston.

Arch Surg. 1976;111(12):1407-1408. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1976.01360300097018

• A simple modification of end-to-side anastomosis of the polar branch to the main renal artery has considerably improved results in kidney allografts.

(Arch Surg 111:1407-1408, 1976)