Renal Sympathetic Denervation for Treatment of Drug-Resistant Hypertension

@inproceedings{Krum2012RenalSD,
  title={Renal Sympathetic Denervation for Treatment of Drug-Resistant Hypertension},
  author={Henry Krum and Markus P Schlaich and Roland E Schmieder and Michael B{\"o}hm},
  year={2012}
}
Background—Renal sympathetic nerve activation contributes to the pathogenesis of hypertension. Symplicity HTN-2, a multicenter, randomized trial, demonstrated that catheter-based renal denervation produced significant blood pressure lowering in treatment-resistant patients at 6 months after the procedure compared with control, medication-only patients… CONTINUE READING