Follow-up of renal artery stenosis by duplex ultrasound

D. C. Taylor, Gregory (Greg) Moneta, D. E. Strandness

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Abstract

We have previously shown that duplex ultrasound is an accurate method of diagnosing renal artery stenosis (93% accuracy compared with angiography in the diagnosis of less than 60% stenosis, 60% to 99% stenosis, or occlusion). With this method we have now serially observed 35 renal arteries with 60% to 99% renal artery stenosis in 27 patients. Nineteen stenotic renal arteries in 15 patients were observed without intervention. There was a significant decrease in kidney size (mean difference -1.0 cm; p

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)410-415
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Vascular Surgery
Volume9
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1989
Externally publishedYes

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  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Surgery

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