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Renal Artery Obstruction (Renal Artery Stenosis) Summary

Description: Narrowing or occlusion of the RENAL ARTERY or arteries. It is due usually to ATHEROSCLEROSIS; FIBROMUSCULAR DYSPLASIA; THROMBOSIS; EMBOLISM, or external pressure. The reduced renal perfusion can lead to renovascular hypertension (HYPERTENSION, RENOVASCULAR).

Also Known As: Renal Artery Stenosis; Obstruction, Renal Artery; Obstructions, Renal Artery; Renal Artery Obstructions; Renal Artery Stenoses Show All >>

Networked: 2125 relevant articles (125 outcomes, 252 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Renal Artery Obstruction

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Renin : 15 outcomes 30 studies in 235 results : IBA
  2. Captopril (Capoten) : 13 outcomes 26 studies in 204 results : FDA 30 Generic
  3. Angiotensins : 4 outcomes 3 studies in 31 results : IBA
  4. Creatinine : 2 outcomes 7 studies in 77 results : IBA
  5. Aldosterone : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 38 results : IBA
  6. gadodiamide (Omniscan) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 4 results : FDA 2
  7. Gadolinium : 1 outcome 12 studies in 42 results : IBA
  8. Peptidyl-Dipeptidase A (Angiotensin Converting Enzyme) : 1 outcome 6 studies in 69 results : IBA
  9. Pentetic Acid (DTPA) : 1 outcome 6 studies in 29 results : FDA 2 Generic
  10. Furosemide (Lasix) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 11 results : FDA 57 Generic
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Diseases Related to Renal Artery Obstruction

  1. Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
  2. Fibromuscular Dysplasia
  3. Pathologic Constriction (Stenosis)
  4. Renovascular Hypertension (Goldblatt Syndrome)
  5. Renal Hypertension
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Key Therapies for Renal Artery Obstruction

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  1. Angioplasty (Angioplasty, Transluminal) : 48 outcomes 66 studies in 522 results
  2. Stents : 22 outcomes 39 studies in 236 results
  3. Transplants (Transplant) : 18 outcomes 28 studies in 307 results
  4. Balloon Angioplasty : 11 outcomes 5 studies in 65 results
  5. Nephrectomy : 5 outcomes 4 studies in 41 results
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