What are the racial predilections for renal artery stenosis (RAS)?

Updated: Nov 02, 2020
  • Author: Bruce S Spinowitz, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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RVD is less common in African Americans. The incidence rate in two studies of patients with severe hypertension was 27-45% in whites compared to 8-19% in African Americans. [12]


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