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APR 09, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Heart Doctors Seek Curbs On Renal Denervation Devices

By Ransdell Pierson and Bill Berkrot April 9 (Reuters) - Several leading U.S. and European heart doctors are calling for curbs, or even a moratorium, on using devices meant to lower blood pressure by zapping kidney arteries, following a surprising failure of the technology in a clinical trial. The views highlight a significant new hurdle to wider approval and acceptance of the therapy, known as renal denervation, which had raised hopes in the medical community as a way to treat stubbornly high blood pressure for patients who don't gain enough benefit ... Read More

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