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Right renal artery occlusion as a complication of fibromuscular dysplasia.
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PMID:  21528765     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Renovascular hypertension is defined as elevated blood pressure levels due to the stenosis/ occlusion of the renal artery caused by fibromuscular dysplasia or atherosclerosis. We present the case of a 59-year old female patient with recently diagnosed arterial hypertension due to renal artery occlusion through intimal fibromuscular dysplasia. In this case, arterial blood pressure levels have not been controlled by maximum doses of antihypertensive drugs, used in association; rapid deterioration of the renal function, as well as important kidney damage, proven by imaging explorations, motivated the laparoscopic nephrectomy.
Lucia Agoşton-Coldea; L C Mocan; Teodora Mocan; Silvia Lupu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Romanian journal of internal medicine = Revue roumaine de médecine interne     Volume:  48     ISSN:  1220-4749     ISO Abbreviation:  Rom J Intern Med     Publication Date:  2010  
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Created Date:  2011-05-02     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9304507     Medline TA:  Rom J Intern Med     Country:  Romania    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  355-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Medical Sciences, II nd Medical Clinic, "Iuliu Haţieganu" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Cluj-Napoca, Romania.
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