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What does RAS stand for?

RAS stands for Renal Artery Stenosis

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More than 20% of patients undergoing cardiac catheterization have renal artery stenosis of 70% or more of the vessel diameter, but it is unknown what role these lesions play in causing hypertension.
clinical trial designed to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the investigational RX Herculink(R) Elite(TM) Renal Stent System to treat patients with renal artery stenosis (RAS), a condition characterized by fatty plaque buildup in the kidney arteries that can lead to high blood pressure.