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Medtronic, Inc. presented three-year data from SYMPLICITY HTN-2, the first and longest-running randomized, controlled clinical trial of renal denervation, which continue to demonstrate results...

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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....

Petr Neuzil, M.D., Nemocnice Na Homolce Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic, presented three-month results from the WAVE II study and complete six-month results for the WAVE I (first-in-man) at the...

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Medtronic Inc. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE), allowing the company to initiate SYMPLICITY HTN-4, the first...

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A new way of using blood pressure-lowering medications could prevent more than a fourth of heart attacks and ...

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Patients treated with the Boston Scientific Vessix Renal Denervation System experienced a significant and...

CBSET, a not-for-profit preclinical research institute dedicated to biomedical research, education and advancement of medical technologies, will present data from the podium at the Transcatheter...

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Kona Medical Inc. announced it has closed a Series D equity financing of $10 million. Morningside Group, a broad-based investment firm with significant presence in China, led the investment and is...

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Since its debut in 2010, the renal denervation market has generated enthusiasm across the medical device...

Rox Medical has crossed the halfway point in the CONTROL-HTN international, multi-center, randomized controlled hypertension trial. The milestone was met with the enrollment of the first patient...

Among patients with prehypertension and coronary artery disease, use of the renin (an enzyme secreted by the kidneys) inhibitor aliskiren, compared with placebo, did not result in improvement or...

September 3, 2013 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced the CE mark approval of its next-generation EnligHTN renal denervation system for treating patients with drug-resistant, uncontrolled...

Qinghui Chen, assistant professor in Michigan Tech’s kinesiology and integrative physiology department, wants to get to the bottom of two cardiovascular diseases: hypertension and congestive heart...

Mercator MedSystems has been issued U.S. Patent 8,465,752, which protects the company’s sole U.S. rights to deliver drugs or other nerve modifying agents to tissue surrounding arteries for...

MEDTRONIC, symplicity renal denervation catheter

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...

FDA US device innovation

With recent medical device advances have come increasing concerns about the ability of the United States to remain at the forefront of research, especially in light of stringent FDA policies...

St. Jude Medical Inc. announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to begin the EnligHTN IV Renal Denervation Study, the first U.S. trial using the EnligHTN Multi-Electrode Renal...

Boston Scientific Vessix Renal Denervation System Hypertension Therapies

Boston Scientific Corporation reported interim data from the REDUCE-HTN clinical program, which demonstrated a significant and sustained reduction in the blood pressure of patients treated with...

June 3, 2013 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced the company’s EnligHTN multi-electrode renal denervation system provides a safe, rapid and sustained reduction in blood pressure...

Kona Medical announced three and six month results from the WAVE I study, a first-in-man study evaluating the safety and efficacy of Kona Medical’s Surround Sound Renal Denervation System for...