Diagnostic Tests for Renal Artery Stenosis in Patients Suspected of Having Renovascular Hypertension

@article{Vasbinder2001DiagnosticTF,
  title={Diagnostic Tests for Renal Artery Stenosis in Patients Suspected of Having Renovascular Hypertension},
  author={G. Boudewijn Vasbinder and Patricia J. Nelemans and A G H Kessels and Abraham A. Kroon and Peter W. de Leeuw and Jos M. A. van Engelshoven},
  journal={Annals of Internal Medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={135},
  pages={401-411}
}
In a general hypertensive population, the prevalence of renovascular disease varies between 1% and 5% (1, 2). In patients who exhibit specific clinical clues that indicate renovascular hypertension, the probability of having the disease increases to 20% to 40% (3). Renovascular hypertension is currently treated with drugs; surgery; or less invasive techniques, such as percutanous transluminal renal angioplasty with or without stent placement. A recent study found no significant difference… 
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