Renal Artery Stenosis News and Research

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The term renal artery stenosis (RAS) applies to a cluster of disease conditions with varying etiologies. The most prominent among them are fibromuscular dysplasia and atherosclerotic RAS (ARAS). Renal artery stenosis is a variant of peripheral arterial disease and ARAS accounts for 90% of all cases.

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New statement provides detailed overview of how to diagnose, treat resistant hypertension

New statement provides detailed overview of how to diagnose, treat resistant hypertension

New treatment may help patients with chronic renovascular disease

New treatment may help patients with chronic renovascular disease

Renal artery stent revascularization reduces blood pressure in patients with severe hypertension

Renal artery stent revascularization reduces blood pressure in patients with severe hypertension

FDA approves Abbott's RX Herculink Elite Renal Stent System for renal artery stenosis

FDA approves Abbott's RX Herculink Elite Renal Stent System for renal artery stenosis

Series of articles explore recent evidence-based vascular medicine

Series of articles explore recent evidence-based vascular medicine

Cook Medical introduces new Formula renal stent at SCAI 2011

Cook Medical introduces new Formula renal stent at SCAI 2011

Positive results from Cook Medical's REFORM stent clinical trial for treatment of renal artery stenosis

Positive results from Cook Medical's REFORM stent clinical trial for treatment of renal artery stenosis

Toshiba announces multi-center trial to evaluate Time-SLIP Renal MR Angiography

Toshiba announces multi-center trial to evaluate Time-SLIP Renal MR Angiography

Cook Medical submits PMA to FDA for new balloon expandable stent for renal artery disease

Cook Medical submits PMA to FDA for new balloon expandable stent for renal artery disease

Risk of late onset TRAS in living unrelated donor kidney recipients

Risk of late onset TRAS in living unrelated donor kidney recipients

AngioScore receives FDA marketing clearance for PTA Scoring Balloon Catheter

AngioScore receives FDA marketing clearance for PTA Scoring Balloon Catheter

Cook Medical presents latest advancements at ISET 2010 International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy

Cook Medical presents latest advancements at ISET 2010 International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy

Renal artery stenosis does not necessitate surgical procedures

Renal artery stenosis does not necessitate surgical procedures

Angioplasty and stenting for renal artery lesions

Angioplasty and stenting for renal artery lesions

Embolic protection and platelet inhibition during renal artery stenting

Embolic protection and platelet inhibition during renal artery stenting

Minimally invasive angioplasty and stenting restores blood flow to kidneys

Minimally invasive angioplasty and stenting restores blood flow to kidneys