Other Renal Disease

Other Renal Disease

Renalartery stenosis


Pathology:                    Narrowingof the renal artery


Aetiology:                     Atherosclerosis,fibromuscular dysplasia, scar formation


Symptoms:                   Renalfailure


Signs:                              Hypertension,pulmonary oedema, renal artery bruit


Investigations:          Bloods: FBC, U&E, Clotting

Imaging: Angiogram, MRA, Renal ultrasound


Treatment:                  Medical: Control of blood pressure

Surgical: Artery stenting, angioplasty


Complications:          CRF,pulmonary oedema, malignant hypertension


Prognosis:                   Usually good with treatment



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