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Scintigraphic evaluation of renovascular hypertension.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8128734     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
ACE inhibitor challenged renal scintigraphic studies offer noninvasive means of evaluating patients for renovascular hypertension, and provide help in selecting patients who will benefit most from interventional procedures designed for alleviation of renal artery stenosis. These studies provide functional assessment of each kidney which also helps the vascular surgeons to plan which renal artery to repair first, when bilateral renal arteries are stenotic, prior to an abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. Vasotec challenged Tc99mMAG3 renal scintigraphy is one of such tests with several advantages over other similar methods, and appears to have a great potential of being a preferred scintigraphic study for evaluation of renovascular hypertension.
H M Park; H Y Yune
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Yonsei medical journal     Volume:  34     ISSN:  0513-5796     ISO Abbreviation:  Yonsei Med. J.     Publication Date:  1993 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-04-12     Completed Date:  1994-04-12     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0414003     Medline TA:  Yonsei Med J     Country:  KOREA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  301-10     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Radiology, Indiana University School of Medicine.
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MeSH Terms
Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors / diagnostic use
Diagnosis, Differential
Hypertension, Renovascular / physiopathology,  radionuclide imaging*
Radioisotope Renography
Renal Artery Obstruction / radionuclide imaging
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors

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