Renal Scintigraphy Following Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibition in the Diagnosis of Renovascular Hypertension (Captopril Scintigraphy)

  • Published 2014


Renovascular hypertension (R VH) may be due to unilateral or bilateral stenosis of the main renal artery (RAS), branch arterial stenosis, whole kidney or focal renal infarction, aneurysms, or arteriovenous malformations. Other entities such as hydronephrosis, renal cysts, or neoplasms may produce high renal vein renin hypertension, but they do not belong to… (More)


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