Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Kidney Artery Blockage Outlook

What to expect with renal artery occlusion:

  • The outcome depends on the amount of time that the kidney does not receive blood supply.
  • Surgery to restore the blood flow can reverse kidney damage if the procedure is performed before the kidney fails.

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Last Updated: Jul 8, 2009 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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