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By Jianing Yue Attending Vascular Surgeon, Zhongshan Hospital Fudan University, Shanghai, China
V Aboyans, I Desormais, J Magne, G Morange, D Mohty, P Lacroix
OBJECTIVE/BACKGROUND: The objective was to determine the prevalence and clinical determinants of renal artery stenosis (RAS) in patients undergoing digital subtraction angiography (DSA) for the assessment of peripheral artery disease (PAD), and to evaluate its prognostic significance. METHODS: All DSAs performed from January 2000 to January 2006 were retrospectively reviewed for assessment of PAD in patients naive for any prior revascularisation of lower-limb arteries...
March 2017: European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
H Kinjo, A Kafa
PURPOSE: To evaluate retrospectively and compare the long-term patency and the antihypertensive effect of open surgery, angioplasty, and stent insertion of the renal artery stenosis due to Takayasu's arteritis. PATIENTS AND METHODS: We retrospectively analyzed and compared the effects on blood pressure and permeability of the renal artery over 23 patients (age ranging from 16 to 60 years, mean 33.9 years); with renovascular hypertension caused by Takayasu's arteritis...
July 2015: Il Giornale di Chirurgia
Patric Liang, Rob Hurks, Rodney P Bensley, Allen Hamdan, Mark Wyers, Elliot Chaikof, Marc L Schermerhorn
OBJECTIVE: Optimal management of renal artery stenosis (RAS) remains unclear. Recent randomized controlled trials have shown no clear benefit with percutaneous transluminal angioplasty with or without stenting (PTRA/S) over medical management. We hypothesize that interventions for RAS are decreasing nationally. METHODS: The Nationwide Inpatient Sample, 1988-2009, was used to identify patients with a diagnosis of renal artery atherosclerosis undergoing open surgical repair (bypass or endarterectomy) or PTRA/S...
November 2013: Journal of Vascular Surgery
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