Diffusion of new technology for the treatment of renovascular hypertension in the United States: surgical revascularization versus catheter-based therapy, 1988-2001.

@article{Knipp2004DiffusionON,
  title={Diffusion of new technology for the treatment of renovascular hypertension in the United States: surgical revascularization versus catheter-based therapy, 1988-2001.},
  author={Brian S. Knipp and Justin B. Dimick and Jonathan L. Eliason and John A. Cowan and Peter K. Henke and Mary S Proctor and James C. Stanley and Gilbert R. Upchurch},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  year={2004},
  volume={40 4},
  pages={
          717-23
        }
}
BACKGROUND Trends in the management of renovascular hypertension were evaluated by using a representative national database to determine whether a shift in treatment technology and outcomes has occurred. METHODS Clinical information regarding the treatment of renovascular hypertension in 5433 patients from 1988 to 2001 was derived from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS) database. Patients were classified into 3 groups: combined aortic and renal revascularization, isolated renal… CONTINUE READING
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