Invasive aortic pulse wave velocity as a marker for arterial stiffness predicts outcome of renal sympathetic denervation

EuroIntervention 2016;12:e684-e692 published online e-edition August 2016. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV12I5A110

Thomas Okon
Thomas Okon1, BSc; Karoline Röhnert1, BSc; Thomas Stiermaier1, MD; Karl-Philipp Rommel1, MD; Ulrike Müller1, MD; Karl Fengler1, MD; Gerhard Schuler1, MD; Steffen Desch1,2, MD; Philipp Lurz1*, MD, PhD
1. Department of Internal Medicine/Cardiology, University of Leipzig, Heart Center, Leipzig, Germany; 2. Department of Internal Medicine II (Cardiology, Angiology, Intensive Care Medicine), University Heart Center Lübeck, University of Schleswig-Holstein,

Aims: A recurrent finding of trials on renal sympathetic denervation is a certain percentage of non-responders. The aim of this study was to examine the influence of arterial stiffness to

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