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Please explain why is renal hypertension so dangerous?

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Dr. Carlo Contreras
Surgery - Oncology
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In brief: Causes kidney failur

If untreated over the long-term, it is so dangerous because it causes renal failure.
Patients with renal failure may need dialysis.

In brief: Causes kidney failur

If untreated over the long-term, it is so dangerous because it causes renal failure.
Patients with renal failure may need dialysis.
Dr. Carlo Contreras
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Dr. John Garner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Kidney failure

Generally speaking, renal hypertension results in stiffening of the arteries within the kidney, and a subsequent decrease in overall blood flows the kidneys try to protect themselves from this high pressure.
Over the course of time, this results in gradual progressive kidney damage up until the point where eventually, the kidneys fail entirely and dialysis or transplant is required.

In brief: Kidney failure

Generally speaking, renal hypertension results in stiffening of the arteries within the kidney, and a subsequent decrease in overall blood flows the kidneys try to protect themselves from this high pressure.
Over the course of time, this results in gradual progressive kidney damage up until the point where eventually, the kidneys fail entirely and dialysis or transplant is required.
Dr. John Garner
Dr. John Garner
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