Table 1.

Selected conditions with a high prevalence of ARASa

No. of Patients Examined Percent Diameter Reduction Defining ARAS Prevalence of ARAS (%) Prevalence of Hypertension among Patients with ARAS (%)
aARAS, atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis.
Autopsy patients with stroke (13) 346 ≥75 10.4 Not available
Autopsy patients with myocardial infarctions (12) 297 ≥75 12.0 Not available
Patients undergoing cardiac catheterization (11) 1235 ≥50 15.2 53.2
Patients ≥50 yr of age presenting for renal replacement therapy (10) 45 ≥60 22.2 100
Patients with peripheral vascular disease (14) 127 ≥50 27.6 61.4
Elderly patients with congestive heart failure (15) 86 ≥50 34.0 35.0