Are kidneys not ischemic in human renal vascular disease?

  title={Are kidneys not ischemic in human renal vascular disease?},
  author={R. M. Carey},
  volume={55 4},
Atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis ( 60% lumen occlusion) is a relatively common cause of nephropathy and secondary hypertension, and its frequency increases with age and the presence of cardiovascular disease.1 Renal vascular disease is present in 0.5% to 7.0% of patients over age 65 years, 5.5% of patients with chronic kidney disease, 22.0% of those starting dialysis, 28.0% of those with peripheral vascular disease, 34.0% of elderly patients with congestive heart failure, and up to 50.0… CONTINUE READING