Renovascular Hypertension -- Renal Artery Stenosis: Results of Sixty-Five Consecutive Reconstructions

Polterauer, P.; Piza, F.; Wagner, O.; Kretschmer, G.; Schemper, M.
December 1982
Angiology;Dec1982, Vol. 33 Issue 12, p781
Academic Journal
The results of 61 consecutive patients with renal artery stenosis and renovascular hypertension after reconstruction are reported. 63% were males, 37% females. In 66% the disease was caused by arteriosclerosis-the mean age in this group 47 years. As operative procedures were performed: Saphenous vein bypass (35%), Dacron aorto-renal graft (29%), Thrombendarteriectomy (23%). Splenorenal anastomosis, resection-reimplantation, autotransplantation were performed in (13%). 18% of the operations were combined with other vascular, 15% with non vascular additional surgery. In 7.7% bilateral renal artery reconstructions were done simultaneously.


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