Semin intervent Radiol 2005; 22(4): 337-340
DOI: 10.1055/s-2005-925561

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Renal Artery Occlusion Due to Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibition and Reintervention for in-Stent Stenosis

Brian Funaki1
  • 1Section of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, Illinois
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Publication Date:
03 January 2006 (online)

Renal artery angioplasty and stenting is the first-line therapy for many patients with renal insufficiency or hypertension caused by atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis. Unfortunately, like all stents, renal artery stents are prone to restenosis. When this process occurs, repeated intervention is usually necessary.


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Brian FunakiM.D. 

Section of Vascular and Interventional Radiology

University of Chicago Hospitals, 5840 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 2026, Chicago, IL 60637