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. 

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Feature | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | July 07, 2015

July 7, 2015 – A new document from the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) provides detailed guidance for...

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News | May 14, 2015

May 14, 2015 — Combining statins for low-density lipoprotein (LDL) and calcium channel antagonists for...

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Feature | May 05, 2015

May 5, 2015 — Medtronic plc announced the start of a clinical...

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News | May 04, 2015

May 4, 2015 — Boston Scientific Corp. is taking a new approach to evaluate the performance of the Vessix...

News | April 09, 2015

April 9, 2015 — A study including more than 20,000 adults...

Feature | April 01, 2015

April 1, 2015 — Medtronic plc announced the initiation of the SPYRAL HTN Global Clinical Trial Program, a phased...

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News | February 12, 2015

February 12, 2015 — Ablative Solutions Inc. announced the addition of Michael Weber, M.D., FACP, FACC, FAHA, to its...

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News | February 10, 2015

February 10, 2015 — Younger adults with elevated systolic ...

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...

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