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Revascularization versus medical therapy for renal-artery stenosis.

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BACKGROUND: Percutaneous revascularization of the renal arteries improves patency in atherosclerotic renovascular disease, yet evidence of a clinical benefit is limited. METHODS: In a randomized, unblinded trial, we assigned 806 patients with atherosclerotic renovascular disease either to undergo revascularization in addition to receiving medical therapy or to receive medical therapy alone. The primary outcome was renal function, as measured by the reciprocal of the serum creatinine level (a ...

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Publisher copy:
10.1056/nejmoa0905368

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Journal:
The New England journal of medicine
Volume:
361
Issue:
20
Pages:
1953-1962
Publication date:
2009-11-05
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EISSN:
1533-4406
ISSN:
0028-4793
URN:
uuid:994d7d25-a930-40fc-a2b6-0ad56d431e2e
Source identifiers:
49489
Local pid:
pubs:49489

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