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What surgical options are there for renal hypertension?

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Possible procedures include:

These procedures are similar to those used to improve blood flow in the heart in people with coronary artery disease.

  • Angioplasty
  • Stenting
  • Surgery

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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