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What is a renal hypertension?

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Also called renovascular hypertension, it's elevated blood pressure caused by kidney disease. It can usually be controlled by blood pressure drugs. Some people with it can get help with angioplasty, stenting, or surgery on the blood vessels of the kidney.

From: What Is Renal Hypertension? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Brenner, B. Saunders Elsevier, 2007. Brenner & Rector's The Kidney, 8th Edition,

Safian, R, , 2001. New England Journal of Medicine

Hirsch, A. , 2006. Circulation

Dworkin, L. , 2009. New England Journal of Medicine

Balk, E. 2006. Annals of Internal Medicine,

Wheatley, K. . New England Journal of Medicine

Allen-Dicker, J. / 2014. Now @ NEJMNew England Journal of Medicine,

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on January 21, 2018

SOURCES:

Brenner, B. Saunders Elsevier, 2007. Brenner & Rector's The Kidney, 8th Edition,

Safian, R, , 2001. New England Journal of Medicine

Hirsch, A. , 2006. Circulation

Dworkin, L. , 2009. New England Journal of Medicine

Balk, E. 2006. Annals of Internal Medicine,

Wheatley, K. . New England Journal of Medicine

Allen-Dicker, J. / 2014. Now @ NEJMNew England Journal of Medicine,

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on January 21, 2018

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