Relationship of renal dysfunction to proximal arterial disease severity in atherosclerotic renovascular disease.

@article{Suresh2000RelationshipOR,
  title={Relationship of renal dysfunction to proximal arterial disease severity in atherosclerotic renovascular disease.},
  author={Mala B Suresh and Paul Laboi and Hari Mamtora and Philip A Kalra},
  journal={Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association},
  year={2000},
  volume={15 5},
  pages={631-6}
}
BACKGROUND Renal impairment is common in patients with atherosclerotic renovascular disease (ARVD), but its pathogenesis is uncertain. This study investigated whether any relationship existed between renal function and the severity of proximal renal arterial lesions in patients with ARVD. METHODS A cohort of 71 patients had creatinine clearance measured at the time of digital subtraction angiography; eight patients were diabetics and were excluded from further analysis. The severity of… CONTINUE READING

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