Renal artery stenosis in pediatric transplant recipients

  title={Renal artery stenosis in pediatric transplant recipients},
  author={Mohammed Malekzadeh and Carl M. Grushkin and Phillip Stanley and L. Patrick Brennan and Quentin R. Stiles and M. D. Ellin Lieberman},
  journal={Pediatric Nephrology},
From 1967 through 1985, 400 cadaveric transplants were performed at Children Hospital of Los Angeles. Of these 400, 31 were later identified as having renal artery stenosis. No live related graft developed RAS. Of the 31 grafts, 11 were from donors less than 2 years of age. The major feature suggesting stenosis was hypertension: either persistent or a sudden exacerbation often associated with hypertensive encephalopathy. In individuals with hypertension without obvious cause, renal angiography… CONTINUE READING


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