Renovascular Hypertension Questions & Answers

Updated: Jul 13, 2018
  • Author: Rebecca J Schmidt, DO, FACP, FASN; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

What is the role of renovascular hypertension (RVHT) in chronic kidney disease?

What is the pathophysiology of renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

What are the stages in the pathogenesis of renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

What is the role of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system (RAAS) in the pathophysiology of renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

What are the manifestations of renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

What is the pathophysiology of fibromuscular dysplasia in renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

What is the pathophysiology of midaortic syndrome in renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

What is the pathophysiology of neurofibromatosis in renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

What causes renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

What causes renovascular hypertension (RVHT) in children?

What is the prevalence of renovascular hypertension (RVHT) in the US?

What is the global prevalence of renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

Which age groups have the highest prevalence of renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

What are the sexual predilections of renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

What are the racial predilections of renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

What is the prognosis of renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

Presentation

What are the signs and symptoms of renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

What are the clinical risk factors for renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

Which physical findings are characteristic of renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

What are the possible complications of renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

What is the morbidity associated with renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

DDX

Which findings are indications of renovascular hypertension (RVHT) that may progress to serious complications?

Which conditions are included in the differential diagnoses of renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

What are the differential diagnoses for Renovascular Hypertension?

Workup

What are the ACC/AHA guidelines for renal artery stenosis (RAS) screening?

What is the objective of basic diagnostic testing for pediatric renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

When should patient transfer be considered for the evaluation of suspected renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

Which lab tests are included in the workup of pediatric renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

What is the role of plasma renin activity (PRA) measurement in the workup of renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

What is the role of the renal vein renin ratio in the workup of renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

What is the role of angiography in the workup of renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

What is the role of imaging studies in the workup of renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

What is the role of renal arteriography in the workup of renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

What is the role of DSA in the workup of renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

What is the role of carbon dioxide digital angiography in the workup of renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

What is the role of MRA in the workup of renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

What is the role of BOLD-MRI in the workup of renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

What is the role of ultrasonography in the workup of renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

What is the role of renogram in the workup of renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

What is the role of IV pyelography in the workup of renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

What are the roles of chest radiography and echocardiography in the workup of renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

Which histologic findings are characteristic of renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

Treatment

How is renovascular hypertension (RVHT) treated?

Which medications are used in the treatment of renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

What is the role of PTRA in the treatment of renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

What is the role of renal stents in the treatment of renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

What are the possible complications of PTRA for the treatment of renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

What is the role of surgical revascularization in the treatment of renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

What is included in preoperative care prior to surgical revascularization for renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

How is surgical revascularization performed for the treatment of renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

How is renal autotransplantation performed for the treatment of renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

How is aortorenal bypass performed for the treatment of renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

How is aortoaortic bypass performed for the treatment of renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

What is included in postoperative care following surgical revascularization for the treatment of renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

What are the possible complications of surgical revascularization for the treatment of renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

What is the role of nephrectomy in the treatment of renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

Which dietary modifications are used in the treatment of renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

How is RAS prevented in patients with renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

Which specialist consultations are beneficial to patients with renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

What is included in the long-term monitoring of renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

Medications

What is the role of medications in the treatment of renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

Which medications in the drug class Cardiovascular, Other are used in the treatment of Renovascular Hypertension?

Which medications in the drug class Vasodilators are used in the treatment of Renovascular Hypertension?

Which medications in the drug class Diuretics, Other are used in the treatment of Renovascular Hypertension?

Which medications in the drug class Calcium Channel Blockers are used in the treatment of Renovascular Hypertension?

Which medications in the drug class Alpha Blockers, Antihypertensives are used in the treatment of Renovascular Hypertension?

Which medications in the drug class Beta-Blockers, Nonselective are used in the treatment of Renovascular Hypertension?

Which medications in the drug class Blockers, Beta-1 Selective are used in the treatment of Renovascular Hypertension?

Which medications in the drug class Angiotensin Receptor Blockers (ARBs) are used in the treatment of Renovascular Hypertension?

Which medications in the drug class ACE Inhibitors are used in the treatment of Renovascular Hypertension?