William H. Hulet, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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Curable hypertension of renal vascular origin is a disease that continues to present difficulties in diagnosis. The principal reason for these recurring problems is that the available diagnostic procedures provide only indirect evidence for a correctable renal lesion responsible for hypertension. Further refinement of our understanding of the relationship between the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system and hypertension will undoubtedly lead to a direct means for assessing the role of a diseased kidney in hypertension. Until then, however, most physicians must rely on an anatomic and functional evaluation of the individual kidneys for the diagnosis of hypertension-producing renal lesions.
Unilateral renal artery stenosis
William H. Hulet. Unilateral Aciduria in Renal Artery Stenosis.. Ann Intern Med. 1967;66:1037. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-66-5-1037_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1967;66(5):1037.
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