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Renal Arterial Stenosis | Doppler Ultrasonography for Predicting Outcome of Revascularization

Purpose:

To use ultrasonography to determine if a patient with renal arterial stenosis is likely to benefit from a revascularization procedure.

Specialty:

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

Objective:

other testing

ICD-10:

I70.1

Description:

Radermacher et al used Doppler ultrasonography to evaluate patients with renal arterial stenosis. They used the resistance index (RI) to identify patients unlikely to benefit from revascularization procedures. The authors are from Medizinische Hochschule Hannover.

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