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Renal Artery Stenosis | Risk Factors Suggesting Poor Outcome for Vascular Interventions

Purpose:

To identify a patient with renal artery stenosis who may have a poor outcome after arterial stent placement or percutaneous angioplasty.

Specialty:

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

Objective:

risk factors, selection

ICD-10:

I70.1

Description:

Bloch and Basile identified risk factors which can help identify a patient with renal arterial stenosis who may have a poor outcome to a vascular intervention such as a stent placement or percutaneous angioplasty. The authors are from the University of Nevada and the Medical University of South Carolina.

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