Renal artery stenosis

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Renal artery stenosis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Renal artery stenosis" returned 296 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Stenting for renal-artery stenosis.
 

Author(s): Timothy P Murphy, Lance D Dworkin, Christopher J Cooper

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2014 May;370(19):1854-5.

 

Last Updated: 8 May 2014

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Utility of color Doppler ultrasound in the evaluation of renal artery stenosis in comparison with contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography.
 

Author(s): Elnasri M Abuagla, Tan Sook Pei

Journal: Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2014 Mar;25(2):309-15.

 

Renal artery stenosis (RAS) is one of the main correctable causes of secondary systemic arterial hypertension. Color Doppler ultrasound (DUS), a non-invasive imaging modality, has been used to diagnose RAS in hypertensive patients. This study was conducted in the period between June ...

Last Updated: 14 Mar 2014

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Stenting and medical therapy for atherosclerotic renal-artery stenosis.
 

Author(s): Christopher J Cooper, Timothy P Murphy, Donald E Cutlip, Kenneth Jamerson, William Henrich, Diane M Reid, David J Cohen, Alan H Matsumoto, Michael Steffes, Michael R Jaff, Martin R Prince, Eldrin F Lewis, Katherine R Tuttle, Joseph I Shapiro, John H Rundback, Joseph M Massaro, Ralph B D'Agostino, Lance D Dworkin,

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2014 Jan;370(1):13-22.

 

Atherosclerotic renal-artery stenosis is a common problem in the elderly. Despite two randomized trials that did not show a benefit of renal-artery stenting with respect to kidney function, the usefulness of stenting for the prevention of major adverse renal and cardiovascular events is uncertain.

Last Updated: 2 Jan 2014

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The terms "Renal artery stenosis" returned 36 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Mechanisms and treatments for renal artery stenosis.
 

Author(s): Steven T Haller, Kaleigh L Evans, David A Folt, Christopher A Drummond, Christopher J Cooper

Journal: Discov Med. 2013 Dec;16(90):255-60.

 

Atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis (ARAS) is a common and complicated disease, which can result in high blood pressure and loss of kidney function. Although progress has been made in the understanding and treatment of hypertension in relation to ARAS, much less progress has been ...

Last Updated: 16 Dec 2013

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Controversies in the management of the renal artery stenosis.
 

Author(s): Khalil Kanjwal, Vincent M Figueredo

Journal: Cardiol J. 2013 ;20(1):11-6.

 

Optimal management of renal artery stenosis has continued to remain elusive. The previous non randomized studies and registry data suggested a benefit of renal artery stenting. However, the recently completed randomized studies comparing renal stenting to medical management failed ...

Last Updated: 5 Apr 2013

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Epidemiology and optimal management in patients with renal artery stenosis.
 

Author(s): Grzegorz Piecha, Andrzej Wiecek, Andrzej Januszewicz

Journal: J. Nephrol.. ;25(6):872-8.

 

Renovascular hypertension (hypertension induced by renal artery stenosis) is a form of secondary hypertension caused by overactivation of the renin-angiotensin system by the ischemic kidney. Prevalence of renal artery stenosis (RAS) is estimated to be between 2% (unselected hypertensives) ...

Last Updated: 22 Nov 2012

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Renal Stent Placement for the Treatment of Renal Artery Stenosis in Patients With Resistant Hypertension
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Renal Artery Stenosis; Hypertension, Renovascular

 

Last Updated: 13 Aug 2014

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Stenting of Renal Artery Stenosis in Coronary Artery Disease Study
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Renal Artery Stenosis; Left Ventricular Hypertrophy

 

Last Updated: 30 Jul 2010

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