Renal Stenting Shows Potential for Marked BP Lowering in Uncontrolled Hypertension

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Monday, August 20, 2007
By L.A. McKeown
Friday, September 07, 2012

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Trials of renal artery stenting in patients with uncontrolled hypertension have shown few positive results of late, leaving many to conclude that a conservative, medical therapy approach is best. However, a new study published in the September 2012 issue of Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions suggests that renal stenting benefits patients with the most severe hypertension by providing a greater reduction in blood pressure than possible with even the most complex medical therapy.

Investigators led by Michael R. Jaff, DO, of Massachusetts General ....


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