Category: Hypertension


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Catheter-based renal sympathetic denervation improves central hemodynamics and arterial stiffness: a pilot study. BACKGROUND: Renal sympathetic denervation (RDN) is a novel treatment strategy for patients with resistant arterial hypertension. Recently, the Symplicity trials demonstrated significant peripheral blood pressure (BP) reduction. The present study aimed at measuring central aortic pressures...