Why do we check for renal artery atherosclerosis?

Why do we check for renal artery atherosclerosis?

In this video, Dr. R. R Kasliwal, Chairman - Clinical & Preventive Cardiology, Medanta – The Medicity, will talk on renal artery atherosclerosis and how to investigate it. Renal artery atherosclerosis might be present in those young patients who have high blood pressure. Renal arteries supply blood to the kidneys. Kidney is affected by the blood pressure and if these arteries are blocked, high blood pressure is the cause.