When ballooning alone is enough

Successful treatment of hypertension secondary to renal artery fibromuscular dysplasia using angioplasty

Andy S C Yong*, Roger Wyndham, Harry C. Lowe

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

A case of hypertension secondary to renal artery fibromuscular dysplasia (FMD), successfully treated by balloon angioplasty is presented to highlight that for this specific condition balloon angioplasty remains the treatment of choice.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)e85-e86
Number of pages2
JournalInternational Journal of Cardiology
Volume131
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 24 Jan 2009
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Angioplasty
  • Fibromuscular hyperplasia
  • Hypertension
  • Stent

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