Posts Tagged ‘renal artery stenosis’

November 18th, 2013

No Value for Renal-Artery Stenting in CORAL

Previous small studies have failed to find any benefit associated with renal-artery stenting, but the trials have been small and were not powered for clinical outcomes. Now, the CORAL (Cardiovascular Outcomes in Renal Atherosclerotic Lesions) trial, presented at the American Heart Association meeting and published simultaneously in the New England Journal of Medicine, offers strong and persuasive evidence that […]

November 18th, 2013

What’s the Moral from CORAL?


Rick Lange and David Hills ask, “Should we stop screening for renal artery stenosis?”