A Case of Renovascular Hypertension Controlled by Renal Artery Embolization

신동맥 색전술로 치료한 신혈관 고혈압증 1례

  • Yew, Jung Hun (Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, Chungnam National University) ;
  • Kim, Young Deuk (Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, Chungnam National University) ;
  • Shin, Byung Seok (Department of Diagnostic Radiology, College of Medicine, Chungnam National University) ;
  • Gil, Hong Ryang (Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, Chungnam National University)
  • 유정훈 (충남대학교 의과대학 소아과학교실) ;
  • 김영득 (충남대학교 의과대학 소아과학교실) ;
  • 신병석 (충남대학교 의과대학 진단방사선과학교실) ;
  • 길홍량 (충남대학교 의과대학 소아과학교실)
  • Received : 2004.07.23
  • Accepted : 2004.10.07
  • Published : 2005.02.15


Renal artery stenosis is a major cause of renovascular hypertension and the most common cause of treatable secondary hypertension. There are several methods to treat renal artery stenosis, including surgery, percutaneous transluminal renal angioplasty(PTRA), and renal artery stenting(RAS). But, renal artery embolization can be tried in atherosclerotic stenosis, multiple stenosis, microaneurysm, and stenosis difficult to try PTRA or RAS. We report a case of renovascular hypertension in a 14-year-old female who had multiple segmental renal artery stenosis. Hypertension was controlled by renal ablation therapy with renal artery embolization.


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