Renal Artery Stenosis (cont.)
- Renal artery stenosis is one potential reversible cause of high blood
- The diagnosis may be suspected in patients who have hypertension that is
difficult to control.
- Diagnosis is made by imaging the artery with ultrasound, computerized
tomography, or arteriography.
- Treatment may be medical or surgical.
- Minimizing risk factors is important in decreasing the risk of restenosis.
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