Hypertension and Hydronephrosis: Rapid Resolution of High Blood Pressure Following Relief of Bilateral Ureteric Obstruction


Hypertension secondary to hydronephrosis is not commonly reported in the medical literature. Tubuloglomerular feedback and the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone axis are thought to mediate this process. We describe a patient presenting with acute kidney injury and bilateral hydronephrosis secondary to pelvic malignancy in which peripheral venous renin and… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11606-012-2183-5


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