Blockages in the blood flow of the renal arteries can lead to elevated blood pressure and impairment of kidney function. Ultrasound and nuclear imaging studies can diagnose this condition.

Before treatment
The patient underwent an angiogram of the right kidney and the picture shows a blockage towards the right.

Treatment
Balloon angioplasty and stent deployment was carried out.

Post treatment
The following angiogram shows the stent after deployment and the increase in flow from the right kidney.