Renovascular disease, a disease affecting blood vessels in the kidney, changes the blood flow into and out of the kidneys. It may cause kidney damage, kidney failure, and high blood pressure. In time, it can lead to complications such as heart disease, stroke, heart attack, heart failure, blood vessel damage, and vision loss. There are many different causes, from atherosclerosis or injury to infection or medication, among others.
Renovascular conditions include:
Additional information about renovascular conditions can be found on the Nephrology website.