Are there other names for renal artery disease?

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Yes, there are several other terms that describe blockages in the arteries to the kidneys. Some of these are:

  • Renovascular disease
  • Renovascular hypertension
  • Ischemic nephropathy
  • Renal artery stenosis, or RAS

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