Renal autotransplantation in children: a successful treatment for renovascular hypertension.

@article{Merguerian1990RenalAI,
  title={Renal autotransplantation in children: a successful treatment for renovascular hypertension.},
  author={Paul A. Merguerian and G. A. Mclorie and John Williamson Balfe and Antoine C. El Khoury and Bernard M. Churchill},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={1990},
  volume={144 6},
  pages={
          1443-5
        }
}
Renovascular hypertension in children is not a common disease. With improved surgical technique the incidence of nephrectomy has decreased and renovascular reconstruction is currently the preferred method to manage this entity. Between 1977 and 1988, 21 patients with renovascular hypertension were treated at our hospital: 7 patients 6 to 16 years old underwent renal autotransplantation. Of the children 4 had unilateral and 3 had bilateral disease requiring bilateral autotransplantation… CONTINUE READING
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