The angiographic incidence of renal artery stenosis in the arteriosclerotic population

Eur J Radiol. May-Jun 1990;10(3):195-7. doi: 10.1016/0720-048x(90)90137-z.

Abstract

The incidence of renal artery stenosis was evaluated with intra-arterial digital subtraction angiography in 100 consecutive patients referred for peripheral arteriopathy. Fifty-seven patients were normotensive, 43 were hypertensive. In the normotensive group, renal artery stenosis was found in ten patients (17.5%). In the hypertensive group renal artery stenosis was found in twelve patients (28%). It is concluded that the incidence of renal artery stenosis is high in an arteriosclerotic population both in normotensive and hypertensive patients.

MeSH terms

  • Angiography, Digital Subtraction
  • Arteriosclerosis / complications
  • Arteriosclerosis / epidemiology*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Hypertension, Renovascular / epidemiology
  • Hypertension, Renovascular / etiology
  • Incidence
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Prospective Studies
  • Renal Artery Obstruction / diagnostic imaging
  • Renal Artery Obstruction / epidemiology*
  • Renal Artery Obstruction / etiology