Renal Artery Disease

The renal arteries provide blood flow to the kidneys and can become diseased which results in reduced blood flow to the kidneys. This reduced blood flow results in hypertension. Renal Artery Stenosis is the most common correctable cause of hypertension. Long-standing, untreated Renal Artery Disease is also an important cause of kidney failure.

Renal Artery Disease can be detected by using ultrasound imaging which is an accurate, non-invasive, and cost-effective method of diagnosing disease without using contrast material.