Endovascular intervention in renovascular disease: a pictorial review Academic Article uri icon

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abstract

  • UNLABELLED: Interventional radiologic procedures offer a significant and expanding role in the management of various renovascular diseases including renal artery stenosis, renal artery aneurysm and pseudoaneurysm, renal vascular malformations, renal tumours, trauma, and resistant hypertension. In this article, we discuss these entities in the context of currently accepted definitions, incidence, modes of diagnosis, and management as they pertain to the practice of interventional radiology. Particular emphasis is placed on current interventional procedures for managing and treating these diseases as well as emerging procedures and technologies. TEACHING POINTS: • Highlights the literature on renovascular diseases • Reviewing the role of various interventional procedures in the management of renovascular disease • Review of imaging techniques in the identification and characterisation of renovascular disease.

publication date

  • December 2014