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The use of percutaneous transluminal angioplasty for renal artery stenosis in patients with generalized atherosclerosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6211555     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
From April 1979 to March 1981 percutaneous transluminal angioplasty was attempted in 27 patients with atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis. In 13 patients percutaneous transluminal angioplasty was considered successful with a decrease in blood pressure and/or improvement in renal function. Dilation of the stenosed renal artery was not technically possible in 4 patients and was unsuccessful in 10. Eight patients required surgical intervention after percutaneous transluminal angioplasty, including 4 electric operations and 4 done on an emergency basis. In our series 5 patients sustained intimal tears of the renal artery during percutaneous transluminal angioplasty with intramural dissection and/or thrombosis. Continued multidisciplinary evaluation of percutaneous transluminal angioplasty in the treatment of renal artery stenosis is recommended.
Authors:
S Flechner; A C Novick; D Vidt; E Buonocore; T Meaney
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of urology     Volume:  127     ISSN:  0022-5347     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Urol.     Publication Date:  1982 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1982-08-07     Completed Date:  1982-08-07     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376374     Medline TA:  J Urol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1072-5     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Angioplasty, Balloon* / adverse effects
Arteriosclerosis / complications*
Blood Pressure
Creatinine / metabolism
Evaluation Studies as Topic
Female
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Renal Artery Obstruction / etiology,  physiopathology,  therapy*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
60-27-5/Creatinine

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