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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.