Treatments

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  • Resistant Hypertension Program

    The Resistant Hypertension Program at Massachusetts General Hospital specializes in the evaluation, diagnosis and management of patients with resistant or difficult to treat hypertension.

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    To request an appointment call: 866-644-8910

  • Nephrology/ Hypertension at MGH West Vascular Center

    The Division of Nephrology and the Vascular Center offer consultation, diagnosis and treatment of kidney diseases and hypertension on an appointment basis at Mass General West in Waltham, MA.

  • Renal Associates Clinic

    Renal Associates provides services in general nephrology including diabetes, water and electrolyte disorders, kidney disease in pregnancy, urinary tract infections, and primary and secondary diseases of the kidney.

  • Center for Renal Education

    The Center for Renal Education provides education about Chronic Kidney Disease and its management and individualized plans of care that include nutritional counseling, blood pressure management, medication review and supportive services.

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  • Renal and Mesenteric Artery Disease Program

    The Renal and Mesenteric Artery Disease Treatment Program at the Massachusetts General Hospital Fireman Vascular Center offers advanced diagnostic techniques and innovative treatments for patients with mesenteric vascular disease and renal vascular disease.

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    Call to request an appointment or refer a patient: 877-644-8346

  • Fibromuscular Dysplasia Program

    The Fibromuscular Dysplasia Treatment Program at the Massachusetts General Hospital Fireman Vascular Center provides patients with specialized care for fibromuscular dysplasia (FMD), a commonly misdiagnosed condition in which the artery is abnormally formed, causing portions to thicken, narrow and even enlarge.

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    Call to request an appointment or to refer a patient: 877-644-8346

News

  • Patient selection criteria and interventional treatment parameters for renal artery stenosis - 5/17/2010, Mass General

    The medical community has made great strides treating coronary and carotid artery diseases and reducing mortality associated with myocardial infarctions and strokes. While as many as 3 million Americans have renal artery stenosis (RAS)—a condition that narrows or blocks the vessels that supply blood to the kidneys—RAS is often overlooked and underdiagnosed.

Test & Procedures

Patient Education

  • Designing an Exercise Program

    When you exercise, you'll breathe faster and more deeply. This maximizes the amount of oxygen in your blood.

  • Healthy Eating

    Many vascular conditions can be improved by changing certain lifestyle factors. Maintaining a healthy weight is one of many factors. If you are trying to make heart-healthy changes to your diet, it is helpful to know some basics about nutrition, starting with the components of food.

  • Center for Renal Education

    The Center provides a support service for Chronic Kidney Disease patients and their families

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