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Resistant hypertension

Author: Jean-François Paul, MD, Institut Montsouris, Paris, France
Body Region: Cardiovascular

1. Patient presentation
2. CT Images
3. CT Findings
4. Diagnosis
5. References

1. Patient presentation

  • A 55-year-old man presented with resistant hypertension associated with other cardiovascular risk factors.
  • Echo Doppler ultrasonography examination suggested a renal artery stenosis.
  • Contrast-enhanced aortic CT was performed to evaluate the abdominal aorta and the renal arteries.