volume 22, issue 2, P155-160 2014
DOI: 10.1590/0104-1843000000027
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Abstract: Background: Percutaneous renal sympathetic denervation was developed as an adjunct method to treat clinical conditions associated to sympathetic hyperactivity. Percutaneous renal sympathetic denervation increases the renal blood flow and reduces vasoconstriction. The effects of percutaneous renal sympathetic denervation in renal artery diameter have not been reported. Our objective was to evaluate such effects by quantitative angiography. Methods: Prospective, observational, study including consecutive patien…

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