NASDAQ: ICUI) today announced that a new peer-reviewed study in the April 2014 issue of the International Journal of Nephrology and Renovascular
Disease shows that the use of the company's Tego needlefree connector on hemodialysis catheters is associated with a 10-12% reduction of catheter-related bloodstream infections (CRBSI).
Peripheral vascular disease and renal transplant artery stenosis: a reappraisal of transplant renovascular
Arm and leg pain, renovascular
hypertension, and neurological symptoms may develop in patients during advanced stages of this disease.
Peripheral arterial disease and renovascular
hypertension are also being treated using the trans radial intervention and I am sure this would be the method of choice in times to come," says Dr Ghosh.
Approximately one-fourth of HTN subjects, particularly those with renovascular
HTN, show high levels of angiotensin II, a vasoconstrictor (Malpas 2010).
Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty for renovascular
hypertension in children: initial and long-term results.
Renin and aldosterone are characteristically increased (but are sometimes normal), and the aldosterone/ renin ratio is normal or low, in cases of secondary hyperaldosteronism that may occur in hypertensive patients who have been treated with thiazide diuretics and patients with renovascular
hypertension or the rare reninoma.
A 74-year-old, white woman, with hypertension, atrial fibrillation, supraventricular tachycardia, celiac sprue, a right-sided cerebrovascular accident 3 years earlier, stage 5 chronic kidney disease due to renovascular
hypertension, and NSF, developed nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.
8] Bude OR, Forauer RA: Is it necessary to study accessory arteries when screening the renal arteries for renovascular
While the exact mechanism of this favourable response remains unclear, a variety of underlying causes of acute renal failure following cardiac surgery have been identified, including low cardiac output leading to acute tubular necrosis, multiple blood transfusions, renovascular
emboli, preoperative contrast agents, nephrotoxic drugs, and prolonged CPB (Bahar et al.
Specific topics include: implications of small differences in blood pressure in high-risk hypertension patients, hypertension and diabetes, the role of proteinuria in management, epidemiology and ethnicity as relate to the disease, pregnancy and hypertension, and renovascular
disease and secondary hypertension.
Diabetes (31%), glomerulonephritis (15%), and renovascular
disease (15%) were the three most common causes of ESRD in this sample.