Captopril-Augmented Renal Scan
- Ectopic Right Renal Artery Originating from Anomalous Common Celio-Mesenteric Trunk: Multifaceted Imaging Approach. Daraghmeh, Ahmad; Feldman, Dustin; Barbat, Julian; Zughaib, Marcel // Texas Heart Institute Journal;Dec2014, Vol. 41 Issue 6, p673
The article describes the case of a 28-year-old woman suffering from uncontrolled high-blood pressure, where she was diagnosed with an ectopic right renal artery.
- Warfarin. // Reactions Weekly;5/27/2006, Issue 1103, p14
The article discusses 7 cases where subjects developed renal and retroperitoneal hemorrhage associated with warfarin treatment for several issues including prosthetic cardiac valve replacement, atrial fibrillation an deep vein thrombosis.
- Lanthanum carbonate. // Reactions Weekly;2/13/2016, Vol. 1588 Issue 1, p166
The article presents a case study of a 62-year-old man with end-stage renal disease developing nodular foreign body reaction, nodular lesions and gastro-duodenitis during treatment with lanthanum carbonate.
- Hyponatremia and polyuria in an older woman. Afra, Kevin; James, Matthew T. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/3/2013, Vol. 185 Issue 12, p1055
The article describes the case of a 77-year-old woman who was diagnosed with hyponatremia and polyuria secondary to unilateral stenosis of the renal artery. Her symptoms included malaise, vomiting, and decreased oral intake. Findings on presentation included hypertension, hypovolemia, and an...
- Acetylcysteine and Nephrotoxic Effects of Radiographic Contrast Agents – A New Use for an Old Drug. Safirstein, Robert; Andrade, Lúcia; Vieira, José M. // New England Journal of Medicine;07/20/2000, Vol. 343 Issue 3, p210
The article discusses the nephrotoxicity of radiographic contrast agent Acetylcysteine. Nephrotoxicity of radiographic contrast agents is an important cause of acute renal failure even when measures are taken to reduce these toxic effects. Prevention or mitigation of renal failure after the...
- Spectrum of renal findings in pediatric fibromuscular dysplasia and neurofibromatosis type 1. Srinivasan, Abhay; Krishnamurthy, Ganesh; Fontalvo-Herazo, Lucia; Nijs, Els; Meyers, Kevin; Kaplan, Bernard; Cahill, Anne-Marie // Pediatric Radiology;Mar2011, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p308
Background: Fibromuscular dysplasia (FMD) and neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) are the most common causes of pediatric renal artery stenosis (RAS) in western countries, and characterization of their angiographic features could aid in an accurate diagnosis and in treatment. Objective: This study...
- MINDSTRETCHER: NAC AND CIN IN CORONARY ANGIOGRAPHY. // Bandolier;Jan2007, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p1
The article reviews studies on contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN) and N-acetylcysteine (NAC) in coronary angiography. The trials found varied in size, creatinine concentrations for inclusion, the volume of contrast medium and the dosing regimen of NAC. A PubMed search identified trials that used...
- Mayo Clinic Researchers Find Significant Renal Artery
Stenosis Among Hypertensive Patients. // Ascribe Newswire: Medicine;4/9/2002, p15
The article focuses on a study published in the April 2002 issue of the medical journal "Mayo Clinic Proceedings," by Mayo Clinic researchers, which found significant renal artery stenosis among hypertensive patients. They found a significant prevalence (19 percent) of renal artery narrowing...
- Severe hypertension due to renal polar artery stenosis in an adolescent treated with coil embolization. Docx, Martine K.; Vandenberghe, Philippe; Maleux, Geert; Gewillig, Marc; Mertens, Luc // Pediatric Radiology;Nov2009, Vol. 39 Issue 11, p1234
A 12-year-old boy presented with severe arterial hypertension due to a severe subsegmental renal artery stenosis. Treatment consisted of selective embolization of the stenosed polar artery, which resulted in near normalization of the arterial pressures. Renal artery stenosis should always be...