Approach to atherosclerotic renovascular disease: 2016

Reem Daloul, Aubrey R. Morrison

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The management of atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis in patients with hypertension or impaired renal function remains a clinical dilemma. The current general consensus, supported by the results of the Angioplasty and Stenting for Renal Atherosclerotic Lesions and Cardiovascular Outcomes for Renal Artery Lesions trials, argues strongly against endovascular intervention in favor of optimal medical management.We discuss the limitations and implications of the contemporary clinical trials and present our approach and formulate clear recommendations to help with the management of patients with atherosclerotic narrowing of the renal artery.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)713-721
Number of pages9
JournalClinical Kidney Journal
Issue number5
StatePublished - Oct 2016


  • Atherosclerosis
  • CKD
  • Chronic renal insufficiency
  • Hypertension
  • Renal artery stenosis


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