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October 3, 1977

Selective Renal Artery Embolization: Treatment of Acute Renovascular Hypertension

JAMA. 1977;238(14):1534-1535. doi:10.1001/jama.1977.03280150104040

A critically ill patient with severe renovascular hypertension following surgical repair of an aortic dissection was treated by percutaneous selective embolization of the ischemic kidney. Correction of the hypertension and subsequent complete recovery of the patient resulted.

(JAMA 238:1534-1535, 1977)