Revascularization versus medical therapy for renal-artery stenosis

Keith Wheatley, Natalie Ives, Richard Gray, Philip A Kalra, Jonathan G Moss, Colin Baigent, Susan Carr, Nicholas Chalmers, David Eadington, George Hamilton, Graham Lipkin, Anthony Nicholson, John Scoble, ASTRAL Investigators, Alexander Maxwell

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Percutaneous revascularization of the renal arteries improves patency in atherosclerotic renovascular disease, yet evidence of a clinical benefit is limited.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1953-62
Number of pages10
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Issue number20
Publication statusPublished - 12 Nov 2009

Bibliographical note

2009 Massachusetts Medical Society


  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Angioplasty, Balloon
  • Antihypertensive Agents
  • Blood Pressure
  • Combined Modality Therapy
  • Drug Therapy, Combination
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
  • Kaplan-Meier Estimate
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors
  • Renal Artery Obstruction
  • Stents
  • Treatment Outcome


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