Journal «Angiology and Vascular Surgery» • 

2017 • VOLUME 23 • №2

Kidney injury secondary to endovascular treatment of renal artery stenosis

Fatic Nikola1, Kuzmanovic Ilija2,3, Markovic Dragan2,3, Davidovic Lazar2,3, Vukovic Marko1, Kostić Dušan2,3

1) Department of vascular surgery, Clinic Center of Montenegro
2) Clinic for vascular and endovascular surgery, Clinic Center of Serbia
3) Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Serbia

In this paper, we present a case of kidney injury as a complication of renal artery angioplasty in a 54-year-old female patient that suffered from resistant renovascular hypertension. This case emphasises the unpredictable nature of endovascular procedures, the need for careful post-procedure evaluation and the role of "old fashioned" surgical techniques in resolving complications of endovascular procedures.

KEY WORDS: stenosis of renal artery, kidney injury, endovascular procedure, complications, renovascular hypertension.

P. 161-163

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