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Numerical investigation of angulation effects in stenosed renal arteries.

Authors
  • Mortazavinia, Z
  • Arabi, S
  • Mehdizadeh, A R
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of biomedical physics & engineering
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2014
Volume
4
Issue
1
Pages
1–8
Identifiers
PMID: 25505762
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

It is concluded that large renal branch angles cause the arteries to be unable to deliver blood in the requisite amounts to kidney. Kidney responds to counteract low blood flow by activating the renin-angiotension system which leads to severe hypertension.

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