Transcatheter non-contact microwave ablation may enable circumferential renal artery denervation while sparing the vessel intima and media

EuroIntervention 2017;12:e1907-e1915 published online December 2016 published online e-edition February 2017. DOI: 10.4244/EIJ-D-16-00509

Pierre C. Qian
Pierre C. Qian1,2,3*, MBBS; Michael A. Barry1,4, BSc; Sara Al-Raisi1,2, MB, BCh, BAO; Pramesh Kovoor1,2, MBBS, PhD; Jim Pouliopoulos1,2, BSc, MSc (Med), PhD; Chrishan J. Nalliah1, MBBS; Abhishek Bhaskaran1,2, MBBS; William Chik1,2, MBBS, PhD; Rahul Kurup1, MBBS; Virginia James3, MSc; Winny Varikatt5, MBBS, PhD; Alistair McEwan1,4, BEng, MEng, PhD, S.M.I.E.E.; Aravinda Thiagalingam1,2,3, MB, ChB, PhD; Stuart P. Thomas1,2,3, MBBS, PhD
1. Cardiology Department, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, Australia; 2. Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia; 3. The Westmead Institute for Medical Research, Sydney, Australia; 4. School of Electrical and Information Engineering, Univ

Aims: Trials of transcatheter renal artery denervation (RDN) have failed to show consistent antihypertensive efficacy. Procedural factors and limitations of radiofrequency ablation can le

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