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Is the hypertensive urogram a necessary examination?
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PMID:  7217157     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Twenty-four patients with surgically treated unilateral renovascular hypertension were investigated by minute sequence urography, angiography, surgical repair and pathologic examination. In only 10 patients did the urogram demonstrate evidence of the lesion. It is recommended that the hypertensive urogram not be used as a general screening device, that only selected hypertensive patients be investigated, and that the first radiologic examination in those selected patients may be renal angiography.
A F Lalli
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Canadian Association of Radiologists     Volume:  32     ISSN:  0008-2902     ISO Abbreviation:  J Can Assoc Radiol     Publication Date:  1981 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-06-13     Completed Date:  1981-06-13     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505589     Medline TA:  J Can Assoc Radiol     Country:  CANADA    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  11-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Diagnosis, Differential
Hypertension, Renal / radiography*
Hypertension, Renovascular / radiography*,  surgery
Middle Aged

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