Ischemic renal diseases: new insights into old entities.

  title={Ischemic renal diseases: new insights into old entities.},
  author={Alain Y Meyrier and Gary S. Hill and Pierre Simon},
  journal={Kidney international},
  volume={54 1},
Vascular nephropathies are a steadily increasing cause of end-stage renal failure. Arterionephrosclerosis and arteriolonephrosclerosis are common features in the hypertensive patient. This is especially true for blacks of African descent, in whom hypertension and nephrovasculopathies are a major cause of renal insufficiency. That primary hypertension leads to renal vascular lesions, glomerular obsolescence and interstitial fibrosis has long been established. It should not, however, obscure the… CONTINUE READING
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