At the time of donor nephrectomy, congenital abnormalities of the inferior vena cava was discovered. A 56-year-old woman was worked up preoperatively and no abnormalities were found. Abdominal aortography was normal. At the time of operation, the inferior vena cava was located to the left and anterior to the abdominal aorta. In the renal hilus, the location of the renal artery and vein was reversal. We thought the ideas of operation and could successfully performed renal transplantation using donor kidney with congenital abnormalities of the inferior vena cava.
- Congenital abnormalities of the inferior vena cava
- Donor nephrectomy
- Renal transplantation
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