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. 

Feature | February 04, 2013 | Dave Fornell

My job as editor of DAIC is to help readers keep tabs on the latest in cardiovascular technology and trends. With...

Blog | February 04, 2013

My job as editor of DAIC is to help readers keep tabs on the latest in cardiovascular technology and trends. With...

Top stories of 2012 in cardiology
Feature | January 29, 2013 | Dave Fornell

To help identify trends and find out what DAIC readers are interested in, the magazine takes note of what they click...

The OneShot renal denervation system uses a spiral shaped electrode to ablate the renal artery at one time. Most renal denervation catheters require multiple ablations.

Feature | January 16, 2013

January 16, 2013 — Covidien began the commercial launch of the OneShot...

2012 Top 10 Advances in Heart Disease and Stroke Research
Feature | December 28, 2012

December 28, 2012 — Resuscitation,...

News | December 27, 2012

December 27, 2012 — Cardiosonic Inc., a private developer of technology in the field of renal denervation for the...

RealView's 3-D holographic projection of a heart

RealView's 3-D mid-air holographic projection of a heart to aid cath lab navigation.

Feature | December 21, 2012 | Dave Fornell

The annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) meeting brings many cutting-edge technologies to the...

Technology | December 20, 2012

December 20, 2012 — BlipCare has presented the world's first Wi-Fi blood pressure monitor on international crowd...

St. Jude Medical EnligHTN Renal Denervation System
News | November 30, 2012

November 30, 2012 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced that the company’s EnligHTN...

Boston Scientific Renal Denervation Vessix Vascular
Feature | November 08, 2012

November 8, 2012 — Boston Scientific Corp. is extending its reach into the...

Feature | November 07, 2012

November 7, 2012 — Kona Medical Inc. announced the initiation of the first...

Paradise System ReCor Medical Hypertension Therapies Renal Denervation
News | November 05, 2012

November 5, 2012 — ReCor Medical reported one-year follow-up data on patients who have been treated via...

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...

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