Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Kidney Artery Blockage Evaluation

The evaluation of renal artery occlusion begins with a history and physical examination.

Physical findings in someone with renal artery occlusion may include:

Testing is necessary to make the diagnosis of renal artery occlusion.

Tests that may be used to evaluate renal artery occlusion include:

Other tests that may be used to evaluate renal artery occlusion include:

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Last Updated: Jan 4, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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