Ectopic kidney and inherent vascular abnormalities may result in renovascular hypertension. The case we report is peculiar as a left ectopic iliac kidney supplied by a superior and an inferior polar renal arteries was detected in a treatment-resistant hypertensive man. In conclusion, percutaneous renal artery denervation was successfully performed in the right renal artery and in both left accessory renal arteries, obtaining excellent blood pressure decrease at follow-up.
- Ectopic kidney
- Renal denervation
- Resistant hypertension
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine