Renal artery stent placement: long-term results with the Wallstent endoprosthesis.

  title={Renal artery stent placement: long-term results with the Wallstent endoprosthesis.},
  author={Laurent Hennequin and F. Joffre and H. Rousseau and Richard Aziza and P Tregant and P A Bernadet and Michel Salvador and Bernard Chamontin},
  volume={191 3},
PURPOSE To evaluate clinical success and long-term patency of a Wallstent in the renal artery. MATERIALS AND METHODS Twenty-five Wallstents were placed in 21 patients to treat delayed restenosis after previous balloon angioplasty (n = 13) or inadequate immediate postangioplasty response (n = 8). Indications for angioplasty were hypertension in all patients and renal preservation in seven. Stenosis was atheromatous in 15 patients, involving ostium in seven. RESULTS Stent placement was… CONTINUE READING

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