Percutaneous Renal Artery Stenting for Stenosis in a Young Patient


Video Supplement to “Percutaneous Renal Artery Stenting With Optical Coherence Tomography Imaging in a Young Boy With Recanalized-Thrombus Associated Renal Artery Stenosis” by Vijayvergiya, et al. [January 2020 Clinical Images].

A 20-year-old man presented with a severe headache and sudden-onset blurring of vision of 2-month duration. Computed tomography scan of the abdomen confirmed small right kidney and diffuse non-ostial narrowing of the right renal artery. Recanalized thrombus is a rare cause for renal artery stenosis in young patients. OCT imaging confirmed the diagnosis and optimized the renal stenting results, as demonstrated in the following video series.

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