Before

After

A high-grade renal artery stenosis in a
patient with
elevated creatine before and after treatment with a Palmaz stent.


Before

After

High grade renal
artery stenosis
in a patient with
elevated creatinine before and after treatment with angioplasty and
Palmaz stent placement.
 

Renal Artery Stenosis

This condition can lead to elevated blood pressure or loss of kidney function. This is one of the leading causes of renal failure and the need for dialysis. Pictured on the right is a normal renal arteriogram (arrows indicate the renal arteries).


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