Cite this page: Sangle, N. Atherosclerotic renal disease. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/kidneyatherosclerotic.html. Accessed November 15th, 2018.
Definition / general
- Often bilateral, causes renal insufficiency; revascularization may help
- Stenting for renal artery stenosis benefits primarily those with rapid decline in GFR pre-stent (Ren Fail 2012;34:142)
- Embolic protection system may be useful post-angioplasty for renal artery stenosis (Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2012;79:430)