Results show favorable impact of renal denervation on BP in hypertension

  • April 23, 2014

Decreases in office BP were reported at several time points in a cohort of patients with hypertension who underwent renal denervation in a recent study.

The researchers suggested that despite evidence showing renal denervation lowers BP, the long-term impact of the strategy on muscle sympathetic nerve activity has not been fully described. The current study was an investigation of whether renal denervation has an impact on muscle sympathetic nerve activity over time in a cohort of 35 patients with resistant hypertension.

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