TITLE

Renal Haemodynamics in Essential Hypertension Assessed by 133-Xenon Washout and Selective Renal Angiography

AUTHOR(S)
Gatta, Angelo; Merkel, Carlo; Pessina, Achille C.; Milani, D. Loredano; Sacerdoti, David; Zuin, Renzo
PUB. DATE
December 1982
SOURCE
Angiology;Dec1982, Vol. 33 Issue 12, p818
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The renal and intrarenal haemodynamic pattern in 17 patients with essential hypertension of different severity and duration was studied by means of the 133-Xenon washout technique and the selective renal angiography. The mean and the cortical renal blood flows were on average significantly decreased as compared to the controls. A good agreement was found between the reduction in renal perfusion and the degree of vascular abnormalities as shown by angiography; on the contrary no correlation was found between the impairment in renal blood flow and the degree and/or duration of hypertension.
ACCESSION #
16440278

 

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