Revascularization for Renovascular Disease

Published: June 16, 2022

Stenosis of the renal artery
  • Renovascular disease is a major causal factor for secondary hypertension and renal ischemic disease. Revascularization studies have failed to prove that this procedure is more effective than medical therapy for most patients.
  • Based on clinical experience of hypertension centers, there are specific populations with hypertension that may benefit from revascularization in renovascular disease.
  • This statement outlines characteristics of patients for consideration for referral for renovascular intervention based on current data from clinical studies.