International Urology and Nephrology

, Volume 6, Issue 3–4, pp 209–216 | Cite as

Bilateral nephrectomy as a treatment of malignant hypertension

  • W. M. El-Said


Out of 30 hypertensive patients with endstage renal failure in the chronic dialysis program, 28 patients benefited from ultrafiltration with or without a small dose of antihypertensive drugs. Malignant hypertension which was resistant to these measures in the remaining two patients was easily controlled by bilateral nephrectomy and maintenance hemodialysis. The indications of bilateral nephrectomy in patients with severe hypertension and endstage renal failure are reviewed.


Public Health Hypertension Renal Failure Hypertensive Patient Antihypertensive Drug 
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© Akadémiai Kiadó 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. M. El-Said
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  1. 1.Department of Internal MedicineAin Shams UniversityCairoEgypt

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