Hypertension

This page includes news and new technology on hypertension. The condition is caused by abnormally high blood pressure that causes excess force and pressure of the blood against the artery walls. Long-term, this can cause damage the vessels and contributes to heart disease. Therapies include antihypertensive medications such as diuretics and renal denervation therapy. 

News | April 12, 2012

April 11, 2012 — ReCor Medical disclosed updated data for the REDUCE First-In-Man clinical study of its CE-marked...

Feature | April 05, 2012

April 4, 2012 — Medtronic Inc. announced that the Symplicity...

Feature | March 29, 2012

March 29, 2012 — Internet-based telemedicine systems...

News | February 29, 2012

February 29, 2012 — Vessix Vascular Inc. announced initial patient treatments in the international multicenter...

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News | February 20, 2012

February 20, 2012 — ReCor Medical announced that its Paradise percutaneous ultrasound renal denervation system for...

News | February 15, 2012

February 15, 2012 — Vessix Vascular Inc., developer of a novel percutaneous radiofrequency (RF) balloon catheter...

Feature | February 15, 2012

February 15, 2012 — Medtronic Inc. announced the start of two clinical initiatives evaluating the broader, real-...

News | October 26, 2011

October 26, 2011 — Medtronic Inc. announced the start of SYMPLICITY HTN-3, the company’s United States clinical...

News | August 10, 2011

August 10, 2011 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Abbott’s RX Herculink Elite Renal Stent...

Technology | August 02, 2011

August 2, 2011 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it recently cleared Abbott Vascular’s RX Herculink Elite...

News | July 14, 2011

July 14, 2011 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has conditionally approved the protocol for SYMPLICITY...

News | June 14, 2011

June 14, 2011 – New performance measures for adults with coronary artery disease (CAD) and hypertension were...

News | May 19, 2011

May 19, 2011 - Results from a study validating Cheetah Medical's noninvasive NICOM system specifically for use in...

News | May 06, 2011

May 6, 2011 – A substance secreted by the heart that is associated with congestive heart failure and renal failure...

Technology | April 21, 2011

April 21, 2011 – A new angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug...

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