Treatment of renal artery stenosis and fibromuscular dysplasia

Daynene Vykoukal, Javier E. Anaya-Ayala, Mark G. Davies

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Abstract

Interventions for renal arterial disease are primarily driven by functional consequences of the disease. These are poorly controlled hypertension, increasing renal dysfunction (often associated with loss of renal mass), and, more recently, control of congestive heart failure. The dominant causes are atherosclerotic stenosis and fibromuscular dysplasia. Good interventional technique allows for precise definition of the lesions, safe intervention, and appropriate interpretation of the end result. Strict adherence to the gold standard indications for intervention results in good longterm functional results.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationVascular Surgery
PublisherSpringer London
Pages189-202
Number of pages14
ISBN (Electronic)9781447129127
ISBN (Print)9781447129110
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2012
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Complications
  • Fibromuscular dysplasia
  • Outcomes
  • Renal angioplasty
  • Renal stenting
  • Technique

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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