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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 68-70

Transcatheter unilateral renal artery embolization for managing refractory hypertension prior to renal transplant


1 Department of Medical Imaging, Division of Vascular Interventional Radiology, King Abdulaziz Medical City; King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
2 King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, King Abdulaziz Medical City; Department of Adult Transplant Nephrology, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Nasser Dafer AlHendi
Department of Medical Imaging, Division of Vascular Interventional Radiology, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh
Saudi Arabia
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/AJIR.AJIR_7_19

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We report a case of unilateral renal artery embolization as a management of refractory hypertension that precluded renal transplantation in a patient with end-stage renal disease and not a candidate for nephrectomy. Over the subsequent few months, the targeted blood pressure was achieved followed by noncomplicated renal transplantation.


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