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November 29, 2012

Wayne State, Detroit Medical Center test new approach to treatment-resistant hypertension

The Detroit Medical Center and Wayne State University's medical school are enrolling patients in a study that tests a new approach to fighting treatment-resistant high blood pressure. The university and health system say patients with the disease may be at risk for heart attacks, strokes and other life-threatening cardiovascular disorders triggered by high blood pressure. The trial will evaluate the safety and effectiveness of a procedure called renal denervation, which aims to deactivate overactive nerves in the renal artery leading to the kidney.

http://www.wxyz.com/dpp/news/region/detroit/study-seeks-patients-with-high-blood-pressure
http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/92483353d5bb43f4b143c6e9b4c9d0b8/MI--Treatment-Resistant-Hypertension


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