Hypertension Therapies

July 31, 2014 — Radiation therapy may offer a promising new noninvasive alternative treatment for the millions of Americans whose high blood pressure doesn’t respond to medication, suggests preliminary research presented at the 56th annual me...

Patients with hypertension after renal artery stenting who do not respond to drug treatment may have another option. 

SYMPLICITY HTN-3 TRial, ACC.14, renal denervation

A major disappointment earlier this year was the announcement by Medtronic that its renal denervation system failed to meet its primary endpoint for efficacy in the U.S. SYMPLICITY HTN-3 trial. This trial data was presented to a packed, standing-r...

renal stenting

The use of renal stenting in combination with medication-based therapy to treat hypertension showed no improvement in patient outcomes over the use of medications alone in treating hypertension. The results from the highly-anticipated CORAL trial...

Twelve-month Data St. Jude Medical EnligHTN Renal Denervation System
St. Jude Medical Inc. announced 12-month outcome data from the EnligHTN III study, which demonstrated a continuation of safe, rapid and effective treatment...
September 2, 2014 — Boston Scientific has released the primary endpoint results from its NEural Cardiac TherApy foR Heart Failure (NECTAR-HF) clinical trial,...
September 2, 2014 — Renal denervation reduces recurrent atrial fibrillation (AF) when performed with pulmonary vein isolation ablation in patients with AF and...
August 28, 2014 — Renal artery stenting to open blockages in the kidney arteries may benefit patients who have historically been excluded from modern clinical...
BlipCare presented the world's first Wi-Fi blood pressure monitor on international crowd funding site Indiegogo in December 2012. The
Abbott Vascular’s RX Herculink Elite Renal Stent System is a balloon-expandable, cobalt chromium, laser-cut stent used to re-open narrowed...
Edarbi is a once-daily oral therapy for use alone or in combination with other antihypertensive medications to treat hypertension. Edarbi (...
Azilsartan medoxomil, also known as Edarbi, is a hypertension drug that has been shown to be more effective in lowering 24-hour blood...

Articles

August 28, 2014 — Renal artery stenting to open blockages in the kidney arteries may benefit patients who have historically been excluded from modern clinical...
July 31, 2014 — Radiation therapy may offer a promising new noninvasive alternative treatment for the millions of Americans whose high blood pressure doesn’t...
Robert Smith, a cardiologist at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford, Conn., released the results of his retrospective study designed to...
Journal of Endovascular Therapy Hypertension Renal Denervation Therapy
Patients with hypertension after renal artery stenting who do not respond to drug treatment may have another option. 

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By Dave Fornell, editor of DAIC Magazine The key take away messages from the 26th annual...
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The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) annual meeting July 10-13 in San Diego...
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This webinar explained the benefits of better access, productivity and revenue cycle efficiency in a modern cardiovascular information system (CVIS...
The webinar "PET/CT: A New Frontier" discusses potential benefits of digital relative to analog PET/CT. The session will discuss how digital PET can improve...

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