Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Renovascular Disease - Clinical Findings and Treatment

Ana Terezinha Guillaumon

Hospital de Clínicas da Unicamp

Co-editor:

Daniel Siqueira

Universidade Estadual de Campinas

Covering

Pathophysiology Renal Artery Stenosis Renovascular Hypertension Diagnosis Arteritis Takayasu Arteritis Fibromuscular Dysplasia Atherosclerotic Renovascular Disease Treatment Angioplasty Stent Angioplasty

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Renal Artery disease is one of the main causes of systemic arterial hypertension. Among its etiologies are atherosclerosis, fibromuscular dysplasia, Takayasu arteritis, and others. These diseases may evolve into stenosis, occlusion or aneurysms of the renal arteries. Atherosclerotic renovascular disease is the main cause of secondary hypertension. It is directly related to ischemic nephropathy, representing 5 to 15% of the adult dialytic population, increasing the rates of morbid-mortality significantly. The natural development of the disease reveals progression rates of 4 to 12% each year. In the last decades, technological advances in both imaging diagnosis and treatment, have improved the prognosis of patients, leading to earlier medical interventions. For the identification of renal vascular disease, adequate images techniques, as well as the capture of quality images, are of utter importance. This book aims to address the main aspects of the renovascular disease, their findings, and current treatment.

Publishing process

Book initiated and editor appointed

Date completed: December 3rd 2019

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Chapter proposals submitted and reviewed

Deadline for chapter proposals: December 24th 2019

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Deadline for full chapters: February 22nd 2020

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Full chapters peer reviewed

Review results due: May 12th 2020

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Expected publication date: July 11th 2020

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About the editor

Ana Terezinha Guillaumon

Hospital de Clínicas da Unicamp

Dr. Ana Terezinha Guillaumon is a Full Professor and Head of the Vascular Diseases Class in the School of Medical Sciences at the Universidade Estadual de Campinas – UNICAMP. She is the Head of the Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at the Hospital de Clínicas, UNICAMP, and Member of the Brazilian Society of Vascular Surgery - SBACV.

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