Renal denervation for treatment of drug-resistant hypertension.

  title={Renal denervation for treatment of drug-resistant hypertension.},
  author={Murray David Esler},
  journal={Trends in cardiovascular medicine},
  volume={25 2},
At the seven-year anniversary of the first catheter-based renal denervation procedure for resistant hypertension, it is timely to reflect on the past, present, and future of the development and clinical application of this treatment. Unresolved procedural and technical questions are central: How much renal denervation is optimal? How can this level of denervation be achieved? What test for denervation can be applied in renal denervation trials? Will renal denervation show a "class effect," with… CONTINUE READING