Should we stent renal artery stenosis?

Stenting and Medical Therapy for Atherosclerotic Renal-Artery Stenosis — NEJM

Patients with more than 60% renal artery stenosis and hypertension were randomised to receive stunting plus medical treatment or medical treatment alone.


Renal-artery stenting did not confer a significant benefit with respect to the prevention of clinical events when added to comprehensive, multifactorial medical therapy in people with atherosclerotic renal-artery stenosis and hypertension or chronic kidney disease.

So, should we be stenting renal arteries?

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