Curr Opin Cardiol 2021 Apr 28. Epub 2021 Apr 28.
John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, Ochsner Medical Center, New Orleans, Louisiana Pennsylvania Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Ochsner Medical Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
Purpose Of Review: In the present comprehensive review, we describe the pathophysiology, indications, and evidence for both renal artery stenting and renal artery denervation. We also discuss the procedural techniques, risks, benefits, and future directions of renal intervention in the management of hypertension (HTN).
Recent Findings: Hemodynamic confirmation of lesion severity in severe renal artery stenosis is a resting or hyperemic translesional systolic gradient >20, resting or hyperemic mean translesional gradient >10 and/or renal fractional flow reserve <0. Read More