oa South African Medical Journal - Hypertension and unilateral renal ischaemia caused by coarctation of the abdominal aorta

Volume 36, Issue 46
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



Criteria for suspecting renal-artery lesions as a cause of secondary hypertension are presented. Since these lesions may be corrected by appropriate surgery and the hypertension abolished, investigations should be conducted in selected cases, and these are outlined.

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