oa South African Medical Journal - Hypertension and unilateral renal ischaemia caused by coarctation of the abdominal aorta
|Article Title||Hypertension and unilateral renal ischaemia caused by coarctation of the abdominal aorta|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Publication Date||Nov 1962|
|Pages||962 - 965|
|Keyword(s)||Abdominal aorta, Cardiology, Coarctation, Hypertension, Nephrology, Pathology, Radiology and Unilateral renal ischaemia|
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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