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Renal denervation to treat resistant hypertension: Guarded optimism.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22751635     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Renal sympathetic denervation has shown promise in treating hypertension resistant to drug therapy. This procedure lowers blood pressure via targeted attenuation of renal sympathetic tone, and it has a favorable safety profile. But although there is reason for cautious optimism, we should keep in mind that the mechanisms of hypertension are complex and multifactorial, and further study of this novel therapy and its long-term effects is needed.
Authors:
George Thomas; Mehdi H Shishehbor; Emmanuel L Bravo; Joseph V Nally
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cleveland Clinic journal of medicine     Volume:  79     ISSN:  1939-2869     ISO Abbreviation:  Cleve Clin J Med     Publication Date:  2012 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-07-03     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8703441     Medline TA:  Cleve Clin J Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  501-10     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Nephrology and Hypertension, Q7, Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195; thomasg3@ccf.org.
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