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. 

Technology | February 05, 2015

February 5, 2015 — Ostar Healthcare Technology announced the North American launch of their Cellular P201 telehealth...

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Technology | February 04, 2015

February 4, 2015 — Ostar Healthcare Technology, a Washington State Based TeleHealth Solutions company, announced the...

Blog | January 21, 2015

The America College of Cardiology has released its list of...

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Technology | January 19, 2015

January 19, 2015 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted a humanitarian device exemption for the...

News | December 23, 2014

December 23, 2014 — The most accessed research studies in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC)...

News | November 17, 2014

November 17, 2014 — VIVA Physicians, a not-for-profit organization in the field of vascular medicine and...

Twelve-month Data St. Jude Medical EnligHTN Renal Denervation System
News | October 08, 2014

October 8, 2014 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced 12-month outcome data from the EnligHTN III...

News | September 02, 2014

September 2, 2014 — Boston Scientific has released the primary endpoint results from its NEural Cardiac TherApy foR...

(left) Angiography of the left renal artery (center) Renal ablation with the ablation catheter (right) Three-dimensional reconstructions with sites of radiofrequency ablation represented in red.

News | September 02, 2014

September 2, 2014 — Renal denervation...

Feature | August 28, 2014

August 28, 2014 — Renal artery...

News | August 26, 2014

August 26, 2014 — The mantra for treatment for high blood pressure has been "the lower, the better," but that goal...

Videos | Renal Denervation | July 30, 2014

Peter G. Maxim, Ph.D., assistant professor of radiation oncology at Stanford University, discusses stereotactic...

Feature | July 28, 2014

July 28, 2014 — Robert Smith, a cardiologist at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford, Conn.,...

News | June 02, 2014

June 2, 2014 — June St. Jude Medical Inc. announced preliminary results from the EnligHTN III...

Journal of Endovascular Therapy Hypertension Renal Denervation Therapy
Feature | May 21, 2014

May 21, 2014 — Patients with hypertension...

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