Spiral CT angiography in the evaluation of the renal arteries in patients with renal hypertension

Hippokratia 2005, 9(4):161-166

I Tsitouridis, Z Chrondromatidou, P Papapostolou, F Goutsaridou, M Emmanouilidou, Ch Tsadiridis, Ch Papastergiou


The purpose of our study is to present our experience in the diagnostic value of CTA in the evaluation and management of patients with suspected renovascular disease.We describe the technique of CTA and the advantages of 3D-reconstructions of renal arteries.From our study ,the conclusion is that CTA is the method of choice in the evaluation of renal arteries in patients with suspected renovascular disease ,and also we must aware of a small percentage of stenosis overestimation.