Clinical research

Catheter-based renal denervation for drug-resistant hypertension by using a standard electrophysiology catheter

EuroIntervention 2012;7:1077-1080 publish online ahead of print September 2011. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV7I9A171

Dirk Prochnau
Dirk Prochnau, MD; Norma Lucas, MD; Helmut Kuehnert, MD; Hans R. Figulla, MD; Ralf Surber, MD
Department of Internal Medicine I, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany

Aims: The endovascular application of low-dose radiofrequency (RF) energy to the renal arteries results in effective ablation of sympathetic nerve fibres leading to

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