Renal artery stenosis in a young female patient with severe hypertension - a case report

  • Giuliano De Stefano Hypertension Research Center, Federico II University Hospital, Napoli, Italy.
  • Federica De Pisapia Hypertension Research Center, Federico II University Hospital, Napoli, Italy.
  • Giovanni Albano Hypertension Research Center, Federico II University Hospital, Napoli, Italy.
  • Maria Immacolata Arnone Hypertension Research Center, Federico II University Hospital, Napoli, Italy.
  • Giovanni Esposito Hypertension Research Center, Federico II University Hospital, Napoli, Italy.
  • Giovanni de Simone Hypertension Research Center, Federico II University Hospital, Napoli, Italy.
  • Nicola De Luca Hypertension Research Center, Federico II University Hospital, Napoli, Italy.
  • Costantino Mancusi | costantino.mancusi@unina.it Hypertension Research Center, Federico II University Hospital, Napoli, Italy.

Abstract

Renal artery stenosis is a frequent cause of secondary hypertension, but the diagnostic and therapeutic management of these hypertensive patients is controversial. We report a case of secondary hypertension due to renal artery stenosis, treated with the implantation of a drug-eluting stent.

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Published
2019-09-06
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Keywords:
Blood pressure, renal artery stenosis, hypertension, secondary hypertension, ambulatory blood pressure monitoring, drug-eluting stent, renin, renal doppler ultrasound.
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De Stefano, G., De Pisapia, F., Albano, G., Arnone, M. I., Esposito, G., de Simone, G., De Luca, N., & Mancusi, C. (2019). Renal artery stenosis in a young female patient with severe hypertension - a case report. Italian Journal of Medicine, 13(3), 176-180. https://doi.org/10.4081/itjm.2019.1143

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