J. R. STOCKIGT, M.D.; P. HERTZ, M.D.; M. SCHAMBELAN, M.D.; E. G. BIGLIERI, M.D.
Segmental renal vein renin sampling identified a localized high renin source in a patient with a 9-year history of hypertension associated with a segmental renal infarct. The peripheral level of renin was within normal limits, and the initial renal vein renin study was of borderline significance. The patient's blood pressure is substantially reduced 1½ years after nephrectomy, with continued use of less vigorous drug therapy.
STOCKIGT JR, HERTZ P, SCHAMBELAN M, et al. Segmental Renal-Vein Renin Sampling for Segmental Renal Infarction: Studies in a Hypertensive Patient. Ann Intern Med. 1973;79:67–70. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-79-1-67
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1973;79(1):67-70.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Hypertension, Nephrology.
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