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Factors for Identifying Patients at Risk for Renal Artery Stenosis & Renovascular Hypertension

Purpose:

To identify a hypertensive patient at risk for renal arterial stenosis using the risk factors of Rosner.

Specialty:

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

Objective:

risk factors, selection

ICD-10:

I70.1, I15.1

Description:

Rosner listed clinical factors that can help identify patients at increased risk for renal arterial stenosis and renovascular hypertension. Use of diagnostic studies are justified in these patients. The author is from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.

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