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 diurestics  and renal denervation therapy. 

Feature | November 07, 2012
November 7, 2012 — Kona Medical Inc. announced the initiation of the first clinical study of its device therapy for...
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News | November 05, 2012
November 5, 2012 — ReCor Medical reported one-year follow-up data on patients who have been treated via renal...
News | October 03, 2012
October 3, 2012 — When multiple medications prove ineffective, patients with high blood pressure are currently left...
News | August 15, 2012
August 15, 2012 — Sound Interventions Inc. has released three-month data from the company's first-in-human clinical...
News | June 01, 2012
June 1, 2012 — Kona Medical Inc. announced it has raised $30 million in Series C financing to advance its novel...
News | May 18, 2012
May 18, 2012 -- St. Jude Medical Inc., a global medical device company, announced that preliminary data demonstrated...
Feature | May 15, 2012
May 15, 2012 – St. Jude Medical Inc. announced CE mark approval and launch of its EnligHTN renal denervation system...
News | May 09, 2012
May 9, 2012 — Sound Interventions Inc. announced the successful completion of the company's first-in-human renal...
News | May 04, 2012
May 4, 2012 - Medtronic Inc. announced six-month pooled outcomes from randomized and crossover patients in the...
News | May 02, 2012
May 2, 2012 — Vessix Vascular Inc., a developer of novel percutaneous radiofrequency (RF) balloon catheter technology...
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 renal denervation system provides safe, significant and...
Feature | March 29, 2012
March 29, 2012 — Internet-based telemedicine systems appear to lead to more appropriate and effective pharmacotherapy,...
News | February 29, 2012
February 29, 2012 — Vessix Vascular Inc. announced initial patient treatments in the international multicenter Reduce-...
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News | February 20, 2012
February 20, 2012 — ReCor Medical announced that its Paradise percutaneous ultrasound renal denervation system for...