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14.1 - Renal denervation

Different renal denervation devices and techniques: RADIOSOUND-HTN


to compare the efficacy of the treatment of resistant hypertension with 1) Radiofrequency renal sympathetic denervation (RDN) of main renal arteries, 2) Radiofrequency RDN of main renal arteries, side branches and accessories and 3) Endovascular ultra sound-based RDN of main renal artery


single-blind, single-centre 3 arm randomised trial


patients with resistant hypertension


change in systolic day time ambulatory blood pressure at 3 months


ultrasound-based ablation seems superior to radiofrequency ablation of the main renal arteries only. The benefit of radiofrequency ablation of main renal artery and side branches requires more study

Fengler et al. Circulation 2019;139:590-600

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