Reviews

DOI: http://doi.org/10.31928/2305-3127-2018.1.613

Renovascular disease. A contemporary approach to the diagnosis and treatment

V.Yu. Kundin, M.V. Satyr, A.V. Khokhlov, A.G. Mazur, I.V. Noverko, M.V. Shymanko

Heart Institute of Healthcare Ministry of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine

The article reviews etiology and pathogenesis, clinical manifestations and diagnosis of the renovascular disease. Main non-invasive diagnostic methods – functional tests and diagnostic images – are discussed. Much attention has been paid to methods of ultrasound diagnosis, value of magnetic resonance angiography and computed tomography angiography in the diagnosis of renovascular disease, their advantages, disadvantages, indications and perspectives for usage, taking into account indications for revascularization and assessment of the treatment efficacy. Problems and complications of the diagnostic methods are discussed as well.

Key words: renovascular disease, Doppler ultrasonography, magnetic resonance angiography, computed tomography angiography, renal artery revascularization.

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