Researchers see benefits, little risk from renal denervation

10/29/2012 | MedPage Today

The use of renal nerve ablation to treat refractory high blood pressure appears to carry long-term benefits with little risk of adverse events, according to researchers from Australia's Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute in Melbourne who reported the findings at TCT 2012. Within a month, 69% of patients demonstrated a response to the treatment, and at the three-year mark, 94% of remaining study participants had responded.

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