Optimal treatment of renal artery in-stent restenosis: repeat stent placement versus angioplasty alone.

@article{Ndandu2008OptimalTO,
  title={Optimal treatment of renal artery in-stent restenosis: repeat stent placement versus angioplasty alone.},
  author={Zola N'dandu and Ramy A. Badawi and Christopher J. Branford White and Mark A. Grise and John P Reilly and J. Stephen Jenkins and Tyrone J. Collins and Stephen R. Ramee},
  journal={Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions},
  year={2008},
  volume={71 5},
  pages={701-5}
}
OBJECTIVE We investigated whether repeat renal artery stent placement compared with treatment with balloon angioplasty alone results in better patency in patients presenting with renal artery in-stent restenosis (ISR). BACKGROUND Although stent placement for renal artery stenosis has been demonstrated to be superior to balloon angioplasty for "de novo" renal artery lesions, the optimal therapy for ISR remains unclear. METHODS Between January 1997 and August 2006, 34 consecutive patients (41… CONTINUE READING