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Renal artery stenosis in patients with coronary artery disease

Tadeusz Przewłocki, Anna Kabłak-Ziembicka, Wiesława Tracz, Artur Kozanecki, Grzegorz Kopeć, Paweł Rubiś, Magdalena Kostkiewicz, Agnieszka Rosławiecka, Daniel Rzeźnik, Tomasz Stompor
Kardiol Pol 2008;66(8):856-862.

open access

Vol 66, No 8 (2008)
Other
Published online: 2008-08-27
Submitted: 2012-12-28

Abstract


Background: Renal dysfunction is an important factor of cardiovascular risk. Renal artery stenosis (RAS) is a potential cause of secondary hypertension and by renal ischemia may lead to progressive renal insuficiency. In RAS patients a significant increase in prevalence of coronary artery disease (CAD) as well as revascularisation rate and mortality rate was observed.
Aim: To determine the prevalence of RAS in patients with suspected CAD.
Methods: The study group consisted of 1036 consecutive patients (700 men; 67.6% ) in the mean age of 62.1±9.7 (25–85) years admitted to coronary angiography. Simultaneously renal angiography was performed in all patients.
Results: Stenosis ł50% in at least one main branch of coronary artery was found in 633 (66.1%) patients. The proportion of patients with one, two or three vessel CAD was respectively 291 (46%), 169 (26%) and 173 (27.3%). Non-significant coronary lesions

Abstract


Background: Renal dysfunction is an important factor of cardiovascular risk. Renal artery stenosis (RAS) is a potential cause of secondary hypertension and by renal ischemia may lead to progressive renal insuficiency. In RAS patients a significant increase in prevalence of coronary artery disease (CAD) as well as revascularisation rate and mortality rate was observed.
Aim: To determine the prevalence of RAS in patients with suspected CAD.
Methods: The study group consisted of 1036 consecutive patients (700 men; 67.6% ) in the mean age of 62.1±9.7 (25–85) years admitted to coronary angiography. Simultaneously renal angiography was performed in all patients.
Results: Stenosis ł50% in at least one main branch of coronary artery was found in 633 (66.1%) patients. The proportion of patients with one, two or three vessel CAD was respectively 291 (46%), 169 (26%) and 173 (27.3%). Non-significant coronary lesions
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Keywords

artery stenosis; coronary artery disease; predictors

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Title

Original article
Renal artery stenosis in patients with coronary artery disease

Journal

Kardiologia Polska (Polish Heart Journal)

Issue

Vol 66, No 8 (2008)

Pages

856-862

Published online

2008-08-27

Bibliographic record

Kardiol Pol 2008;66(8):856-862.

Keywords

artery stenosis
coronary artery disease
predictors

Authors

Tadeusz Przewłocki
Anna Kabłak-Ziembicka
Wiesława Tracz
Artur Kozanecki
Grzegorz Kopeć
Paweł Rubiś
Magdalena Kostkiewicz
Agnieszka Rosławiecka
Daniel Rzeźnik
Tomasz Stompor

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