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Are vascular conditions a common complication of kidney failure?

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Dr. Tracy Berg
Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: PAD and renal fail

A blockage in the artery that supplies blood to a kidney can diminish the kidney until it is irreversibly damaged.
Hypertension and diabetes when out of control can accelerate vascular disease and kidney damage. So yes, pad/ peripheral artery disease can cause or accelerate kidney disease.

In brief: PAD and renal fail

A blockage in the artery that supplies blood to a kidney can diminish the kidney until it is irreversibly damaged.
Hypertension and diabetes when out of control can accelerate vascular disease and kidney damage. So yes, pad/ peripheral artery disease can cause or accelerate kidney disease.
Dr. Tracy Berg
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
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In brief: Hard to tell

Kidney failure, in and of itself, doesn't directly cause any vascular conditions, however, it is a rare stand alone condition.
It is usually caused by chronic diseases such as diabetes and/or hypertension, heart failure etc. Those conditions, in turn, can lead to vascular complications, such as stroke, heart attack, gangrene etc. Disease of kidney vessels (narrowing) may also cause kidney failure.

In brief: Hard to tell

Kidney failure, in and of itself, doesn't directly cause any vascular conditions, however, it is a rare stand alone condition.
It is usually caused by chronic diseases such as diabetes and/or hypertension, heart failure etc. Those conditions, in turn, can lead to vascular complications, such as stroke, heart attack, gangrene etc. Disease of kidney vessels (narrowing) may also cause kidney failure.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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