TITLE

Adding revascularization to medical therapy did not improve renal function in atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis

AUTHOR(S)
Hackam, Daniel G.; Garg, Amit X.
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;2/16/2010, Vol. 152 Issue 2, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the effectiveness of adding revascularization to medical therapy in patients with renal artery stenosis. A study was conducted on 806 patients with substantial anatomical atherosclerotic stenosis in 1 renal artery that was potentially suitable for endovascular revascularization and whose doctors were uncertain that the patients would definitely benefit from revascularization.
ACCESSION #
48495893

 

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