Hypertension Therapies

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...

renal denervation

One of the exciting new frontiers for interventional cardiology is the use of renal denervation therapy to treat pharmacologically uncontrolled hypertension. It is estimated there are more than 10 million drug-resistant hypertension patients...

June St. Jude Medical Inc. announced preliminary results from the EnligHTN III study, which found the company’s second-generation EnligHTN renal denervation...
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. 
Power Plate Whole Body Vibration Blood Pressure Florida State University
Six independent studies published within the past 10 years have shown a link between whole body vibration and lowered blood pressure.
Cardiosonic Inc CE mark TIVUS ablative catheter renal denervation hypertension
Cardiosonic Ltd. announced CE marking of its TIVUS (therapeutic intravascular ultrasound) ablative catheter device.
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

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. 
Medtronic, SYMPLICITY, SYMPLICITY HTN-3 trial, renal denervation, ACC.14
A major disappointment earlier this year was the announcement by Medtronic that its renal denervation system failed to meet its primary endpoint for efficacy...
Medtronic, symplicity, renal denervation
Medtronic Inc. announced its U.S. pivotal trial for its Symplicity renal denervation system to treat resistant hypertension, the SYMPLICITY HTN-3 trial, failed...
acc pharmaceuticals renal denervation heart valve repair antiplatelet therapy
Clinical trials for a promising new class of cholesterol-lowering medications, a long-awaited repair of the Medicare formula for paying physicians, the...

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