Jan 1, 1977

Nephroptosis in the etiopathogenesis of vasorenal hypertension

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G Gavrilov, I Kunchev


Forty three patients with nephroptosis, complicated by hypertension were examined (4 males and 39 females), aged from 18 to 60. Permanent hypertension was found in nine of them (21%), and renovasographically--organic renal-arterial stenosis at the nephroptosis side was established. After the failure of the conservative treatment, those patients had all the indications for operation. Seven of the patients underwent the operation and only in one woman patient--nephrectomy was performed, and in all the rest six patients--reconstructive revascularization and nephropexy. The follow-up of the operated patients so far reveals a very favourable effect upon the hypertension syndrome after the operation.

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Visceral Prolapse
Hypertensive Disease
Stricture of Artery
Renal Artery Obstruction
Renal Hypertension
Kidney Diseases
Urologic Diseases
Congenital Nephroptosis

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