Table 3.2

Screening for Renal Artery Stenosis—Asymptomatic

IndicationAppropriate Use Score (1–9)
45.
  • Atherosclerotic vascular disease in other beds (e.g., peripheral artery disease) and well-controlled hypertension

I (3)
46.
  • Unexplained size discrepancy between kidneys (>1.5 cm; in longest dimension)as discovered by CT or ultrasound

U (4)

CT = computed tomography; I = inappropriate; U = uncertain.