Improved results of vascular reconstruction in pediatric and young adult patients with renovascular hypertension.

Abstract

From 1955 to 1988, 56 patients 21 years old or younger underwent surgical treatment for renovascular hypertension at our clinic. The cause of renal artery disease was fibrous dysplasia in 53 patients, Takayasu's arteritis in 2 or an arterial aneurysm in 1. Bilateral or branch renal artery disease, and extrarenal arterial disease were present in 16, 23 and… (More)

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