Renal Artery Stenosis

Last updated: 24 Nov 2021  |  5304 Views  | 

Renal Artery Stenosis

Renal Artery Stenosis

It is a disease in which the arteries are narrowed in the area that receives blood from the heart to the kidneys. resulting in high pressure When the arteries are narrowed in both directions, it can result in kidney failure.

From the hardening of the arteries due to the accumulation of fat, cholesterol and other substances that accumulate in the artery walls. and the most common renal artery wall abnormality is fibromuscular dysplasia.


often asymptomatic They won't know if it is until they detect high blood pressure or kidney failure.

From the history taking, physical examination, blood test, urinalysis, MRA, which is a specific X-ray of the blood vessels of the kidneys

It depends on the severity of the narrowing of the veins. Mild to moderate severity, pressure control and drug therapy. If it is very severe, surgery is required. The treatment is called Angioplasty is used instead of surgery. which is often used to treat Fibromuscular dysplasia, a plastic balloon procedure to open a narrowed vein The high blood pressure was controlled with medication.

Things to do

You should take your medication regularly to prevent your kidney function from getting worse.

You should exercise regularly. to help reduce the risk of risk conditions such as heart disease, which

from high pressure

should eat nutritious food Reduce fat, reduce sodium to help lower blood pressure.

You should tell your doctor if your blood pressure is still high.

Tell your doctor if you have any side effects from the medication.

should go to the doctor's appointment

don't do

no smoking

Do not forget to follow up your blood pressure appointments every 6 months.

Do not eat other decoction potions. that the doctor did not order


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