Post traumatic renal hypertension

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Abstract

Two cases of hypertension following renal trauma are reported. In both cases, blood pressure was controlled with captopril, an angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor. Mechanisms of hypertension following renal trauma are reviewed and the place of medical or surgical management discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)271-274
Number of pages4
JournalAustralian and New Zealand Journal of Medicine
Volume13
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1983

Keywords

  • captopril
  • nephrectomy
  • renal hypertension
  • renin response
  • Trauma

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