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Treatment of Vascular Diseases of Kidneys Abroad

Hospitals and medical centers who treat Vascular Diseases of Kidneys.

Vithas Xanit International Hospital

The Nephrology Area at Vithas Xanit International Hospital has 2 interrelated departments (Reference Section of Nephrology, Hypertension and Vascular Risk Section of Hospital) which encompass most areas.

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Grupo Hospitalario Quirónsalud

Quirón has an internationally prestigious medical staff, the largest in the sector, and is also the principal hospital network in terms of patient numbers and care facility area. The group administers 38 healthcare centers, more than 2,864 hospital beds and 7,500 associate doctors.

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Hospital Ruber Internacional

The mission is to provide compassionate, comprehensive and state of the art care to every patient afflicted with kidney disease and/or high blood pressure. They are committed to excellence in clinical care, education and research.

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Mahkota Medical Centre

An experienced Nephrologist heads our team with renal trained staff nurses and hospital aides to provide the necessary expertise and nursing care. The Resident Nephrologist provides clinical management to patients undergoing dialysis treatment in the Centre.

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Bangkok Hospital Pattaya

This multi-specialty tertiary hospital offers various medical services as well as dental procedures to local and overseas patients. It serves over 100,000 international patients every year.

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Sevenhills Hospital

SevenHills Group of Hospitals (SHHL) has been delivering Healthcare services at the highest level, since past 25 years. SevenHills Hospital, Mumbai, is a world class integrated Healthcare Delivery System, that provides comprehensive Healthcare...

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Hospital Quirón Marbella

Hospital Quirón Marbella incorporates prestigious doctors, invests in research and development, technology and continuing education that enhances skills, in facilities, and in an increased operational efficiency in order to provide nothing but the best.

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Hospital Universitario Austral

We are a working group that, in absolute agreement with the mission of the Austral University Hospital, provides care to patients with kidney disease. The activities of the service are developed in the field of clinical practice, teaching and research. It is our objective to optimize all processes.

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Quirón Madrid University Hospital

An ISO certified modern private hospital, which was opened in 2006, and is part of the Quirón Hospital Group. This tertiary care hospital 400 has certified physicians from all medical specialties capable of treating the most complicated medical cases.

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Hospital Universitario de San Vicente Fundación

Board-certified specialists in kidney and endocrine diseases evaluate and treat both outpatients and inpatients.

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About Vascular Diseases of Kidneys

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Health-Tourism.com. Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.


What is Renal Vascular Disease?

Renal vascular disease is a medical condition that affects the blood flow into and out of the kidney. It may cause kidney damage, failure, and high blood pressure. It is also known as renovascular disease.

It is often associated with hypertension/high blood pressure. Decreased blood flow to the kidneys due to renovascular disease may cause an excessive amount of renin (a powerful hormone that increases blood pressure) to be produced.


Who is at risk?
    The main causes of renal vascular disease include atherosclerosis, injury, infection, inflammatory disease, aneurysm, pregnancy, surgery, tumor, certain medications and birth defects. Other risk factors for renal vascular disease include:
  • Diabetes
  • Older age
  • Smoking
  • High cholesterol
  • Female
  • High blood pressure

What are the symptoms of renal vascular disease?
    The symptoms of renal vascular disease may mimic other medical conditions and it is always wise to consult your health care provider for a diagnosis. They include:
  • High blood pressure
  • Increased urea in the blood
  • Discolored areas of the toes and feet
  • Kidney failure
  • Confusion
  • Weight loss
  • Fever
  • Muscle aches
  • Sudden onset of flank pain
  • Blood in the urine
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea

Diagnosis
    Diagnosis of the renal vascular disease involves a review of your medical history as well as a physical exam. Other tests that may be ordered include:
  • Arteriogram: This is an X-ray image of the blood vessels used to check for an aneurysm, narrowing, or blockages. A dye is injected through a thin, flexible tube placed in an artery to make the blood vessels visible on X-ray. This test is also known as an angiogram.
  • Renography: This test is used to check the function and structure of the kidneys. It uses a small amount of a radioactive substance to help view the kidneys.
  • Duplex ultrasound: This test is done to check blood flow and the structure of the renal veins and arteries.
  • Magnetic resonance angiography (MRA): This test uses a combination of intravenous (IV) contrast dye and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology to see blood vessels.

What is the treatment for the renal vascular disease?
  • Treatment varies depending on the type of renal vascular disease that is present. Medications and surgery are the most common treatments. Some of the treatment options include:
  • Blood pressure lowering medications which may be used to treat high blood pressure.
  • Medications to lower cholesterol may be prescribed for atherosclerosis.

Treatment of related medical conditions such as diabetes.
  • Thrombolytic medication may be infused into the renal artery for many hours to many days to break up the clot.
  • Anticoagulants which keep blood from clotting are used to treat renal vein thrombosis.
  • Diet and exercise are urged to lower blood pressure.
  • Angioplasty is performed to keep the artery open.
  • Open surgery is performed to bypass the blocked renal artery.
  • A renal artery aneurysm in a pregnant woman or a woman of childbearing age is usually treated with surgery due to the increased risk for rupture.

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