Chapter 16. Pathophysiology of Renovascular Hypertension

  1. Rodney A. White MD1 and
  2. Larry H. Hollier MD2
  1. David L. Robaczewski,
  2. Richard H. Dean and
  3. Kimberley J. Hansen

Published Online: 4 OCT 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470987094.ch16

Vascular Surgery: Basic Science and Clinical Correlations, Second Edition

Vascular Surgery: Basic Science and Clinical Correlations, Second Edition

How to Cite

Robaczewski, D. L., Dean, R. H. and Hansen, K. J. (2007) Pathophysiology of Renovascular Hypertension, in Vascular Surgery: Basic Science and Clinical Correlations, Second Edition (eds R. A. White and L. H. Hollier), Blackwell Publishing, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470987094.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California

  2. 2

    Dean, Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 OCT 2007
  2. Published Print: 15 MAR 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405122023

Online ISBN: 9780470987094

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Keywords:

  • renin-angiotensin system;
  • renin;
  • renal autoregulation;
  • angiotensinogen;
  • angiotensin peptides

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Renin-angiotensin system

  • Mechanisms of renal autoregulation

  • Tissue renin-angiotensin system

  • Conclusion