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Renal Artery Stenosis Topic Guide

Renal Artery Stenosis Renal Artery Stenosis: One cause of high blood pressure is renal artery stenosis. Renal artery stenosis is caused by hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis). Risk factors for renal artery stenosis are smoking, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, high blood lipids, and diabetes. Symptoms of renal artery stenosis include fatigue, malaise, or confusion. Treatment depends upon the cause of renal artery stenosis, and the degree of damage to the kidney(s).

Renal Artery Stenosis Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

captopril Captopril

Captopril is an ACE inhibitor. ACE stands for angiotensin converting enzyme...learn more »