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I have hyper tension and kidney problem. Will surgery cure this?

my name is ramesh from jharkhand. i have hypertension from 6 year. i came cmc vellore. according report my right kidney is not in function(2% only) and small. they told for for surgery . i want to know after surgery my blood pressure will improve or not,
Asked On : Sun, 11 Jul 2010
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Hi Ramesh,

Welcome to HCM.
If your left kidney is in good condition, then surgery may give good results.
Your right kidney appears to be almost non-functioning. What surgery are they suggesting - Kidney removal or correction of blood supply?
Even after surgery small amount of hypertension will persist which will require life long control by medicines.
Wish you all the best.
Answered: Wed, 7 Sep 2011
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