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Renovascular Hypertension
Matthew Bennett, MD; Paige Bennett, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Imaging

    • Clinical Issues

      TERMINOLOGY

      • Abbreviations

        • Renovascular hypertension (RVHT)
      • Definitions

        • Hypertension (HTN) caused by hemodynamically significant renal artery stenosis (RAS) activating renin-angiotensin system

      IMAGING

      • General Features

        • Nuclear Medicine Findings

          • Imaging Recommendations

            DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

              PATHOLOGY

              • General Features

                CLINICAL ISSUES

                • Presentation

                  • Demographics

                    • Natural History & Prognosis

                      • Treatment

                        DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                        • Consider

                          Selected References

                          1. Cooper CJ et al: Stenting and medical therapy for atherosclerotic renal-artery stenosis. N Engl J Med. 370(1):13-22, 2014
                          2. Taylor AT: Radionuclides in nephrourology, Part 2: pitfalls and diagnostic applications. J Nucl Med. 55(5):786-98, 2014
                          3. Cooper CJ et al: Stent revascularization for the prevention of cardiovascular and renal events among patients with renal artery stenosis and systolic hypertension: rationale and design of the CORAL trial. Am Heart J. 152(1):59-66, 2006
                          4. Taylor AT Jr et al: Procedure guideline for diagnosis of renovascular hypertension. Society of Nuclear Medicine. J Nucl Med. 39(7):1297-302, 1998
                          5. Taylor A et al: Consensus report on ACE inhibitor renography for detecting renovascular hypertension. Radionuclides in Nephrourology Group. Consensus Group on ACEI Renography. J Nucl Med. 37(11):1876-82, 1996
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                          KEY FACTS

                          • Imaging

                            • Clinical Issues

                              TERMINOLOGY

                              • Abbreviations

                                • Renovascular hypertension (RVHT)
                              • Definitions

                                • Hypertension (HTN) caused by hemodynamically significant renal artery stenosis (RAS) activating renin-angiotensin system

                              IMAGING

                              • General Features

                                • Nuclear Medicine Findings

                                  • Imaging Recommendations

                                    DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                      PATHOLOGY

                                      • General Features

                                        CLINICAL ISSUES

                                        • Presentation

                                          • Demographics

                                            • Natural History & Prognosis

                                              • Treatment

                                                DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                • Consider

                                                  Selected References

                                                  1. Cooper CJ et al: Stenting and medical therapy for atherosclerotic renal-artery stenosis. N Engl J Med. 370(1):13-22, 2014
                                                  2. Taylor AT: Radionuclides in nephrourology, Part 2: pitfalls and diagnostic applications. J Nucl Med. 55(5):786-98, 2014
                                                  3. Cooper CJ et al: Stent revascularization for the prevention of cardiovascular and renal events among patients with renal artery stenosis and systolic hypertension: rationale and design of the CORAL trial. Am Heart J. 152(1):59-66, 2006
                                                  4. Taylor AT Jr et al: Procedure guideline for diagnosis of renovascular hypertension. Society of Nuclear Medicine. J Nucl Med. 39(7):1297-302, 1998
                                                  5. Taylor A et al: Consensus report on ACE inhibitor renography for detecting renovascular hypertension. Radionuclides in Nephrourology Group. Consensus Group on ACEI Renography. J Nucl Med. 37(11):1876-82, 1996