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.

Dr. RR Kasliwal

D.M. (Cardiology) AIIMS, New Delhi in 1979, M.D. (General Medicine) SMS Medical College, Jaipur in 1976, M.B.B.S. SMS Medical College, Jaipur in 1973. Awards & Accomplishments: Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding contribution in the field of Clinical and Preventive Cardiology by the President of India, 2008. Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding contribution in the field of Community Cardiology by Rana Pratap Sewa Samiti, 2008. Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding contribution in the field of Preventive Cardiology by Health Minister of Nepal, 2008. DMA Distinguished Service Award, 2008. Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding contribution in the field of Cardiology at World Congress on Clinical & Preventive Geriatrics Cardiology. Dr B C Roy National Award, Best Talent for encouraging development of specialties within Medicine, 2004.

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