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Renal Artery Stenosis Diagnosis Clinical Rule

Purpose:

To predict the risk of renal artery stenosis in an adult with hypertension not responding to therapy appropriately by using a clinical score.

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Clinical Laboratory

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics

ICD-10:

I70.1, I70.1, I70.1, N28

Description:

The probability of renal artery stenosis in certain patients with hypertension can be predicted using a rule based on clinical data. This can be used to appropriately select patients for angiography, which is both expensive and invasive. This study was done at the Hospital Dijkzigt, Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

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