The arteries are normally smooth and unobstructed on the inside. In some cases a sticky substance called plaque (atherosclerosis) builds up in the wall of the arteries. Read more
The Kidneys filter the body waste and control the blood pressure.
Normal blood flow through the renal artery (artery of the kidney) is the most important factor of kidney function Read more
The most important arteries that develop atherosclerosis are the renal arteries (please refer to “renal artery disease”) and the ones of the digestive tract called celiac, superior mesenteric and inferior mesenteric artery. Read more