Non-invasive imaging cannot replace formal angiography in the diagnosis of renovascular hypertension

Abstract

Renovascular disease (RVD) is found in about 10 % of secondary childhood hypertension. Digital subtraction angiography (DSA) is the gold standard to diagnose RVD. Non-invasive imaging methods like Doppler ultrasound (US), magnetic resonance angiography (MRA), and computed tomography angiography (CTA) are increasingly used. Our aim was to evaluate the role… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00467-016-3501-7

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