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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ester Kwok
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Will try: Renal artery stenosis is a blockage of the blood flow to the kidney. This may be associated with high blood pressure. It can be diagnosed with a dop ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Schwartz
32 years experience Vascular Surgery
Narrow kidney artery: Renal artery stenosis is a narrowing of the kidney artery. In most cases it is a benign condition but does imply there is generalized atherosclerosis. ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Thom
14 years experience Urology
High blood pressure: Renal artery stenosis is typically discovered for evaluation of high blood pressure. Otherwise, it rarely would result in pain or other symptoms felt ... Read More
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Dr. David Fertel
34 years experience Vascular Surgery
Usually none: You may have high blood pressure or decreasing renal function.
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Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Signs of Renal Steno: 49 wants to know signs of RAS. 1. sudden onset of severe HTN 2. An continuous bruit heard by your Dr over your renal arteries. 3. A renal imaging stu ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Cusano
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Renal arter stenosis: The diagnosis is made with ultrasound dopplers to check blood flow rates that reveal waves created by the blockage, or arteriograms.Ultrasound has no ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Depends on type: Young people are different than older ones. The disease is slowly progressive esp in the atherosclerotic variety usually in older patients. So, newer ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Hypertension: Reduced renal blood flow causes the kidney to produce excess renin which causes hypertension. Most cases of stenosis can be managed by interventional ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
41 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Ischemic nephropathy: Stenosis means narrowing, most commonly due to cholesterol plaque in blood vessels. This may lead to ischemia or lack of blood/oxygen to the tissue wh ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
41 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
High blood presure: Most commonly it is due to build up of plaque in the kidney blood vessels, causing narrowing of the renal /kidney arteries and decreased blood flow to ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience Interventional Radiology
Good: Medical management until stent needed. Don't go to stent too early. May not need stent if kidney already damaged.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fred McCurdy
44 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Stenosis: Stenosis is narrowing so renal artery stenosis is narrowing of an artery that sends blood to you kidney. The effect usually is your blood pressure go ... Read More
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