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Disease Information : RAS : Treatment

RAS : Treatment

Renovascular Hypertension Treatment Options

Treatment of RAS generally falls into three categories:

The decision regarding which option is best is made by consulting vascular experts, who take into consideration the level of high blood pressure, the degree of kidney function problems, the overall health of the patient, the risk of the chosen procedure, and the likelihood of improvement.

Whether fixing RAS prevents progression to kidney failure is uncertain, and major clinical trials will begin shortly with the hope of answering this important question.

Renovascular Hypertension section was last modified: April 25, 2008 - 05:01 pm