What is included in postoperative care following surgical revascularization for the treatment of renovascular hypertension (RVHT)?

Updated: Dec 01, 2020
  • Author: Rebecca J Schmidt, DO, FACP, FASN; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Postoperative care involves blood pressure monitoring; postoperative medical therapy may be necessary. Postoperative renal scanning or arteriography is also important to identify possible thrombosis, stricture, or any failures in the graft or anastomosis.


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