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Renal Denervation in Patients With Refractory Hypertension

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Medtronic Vascular Identifier:
First received: September 12, 2008
Last updated: November 3, 2014
Last verified: November 2014
The purpose of this study is to investigate the clinical utility of renal denervation for the treatment of refractory hypertension.

Condition Intervention
Hypertension Device: Renal Denervation

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Renal Denervation in Patients With Refractory Hypertension

Further study details as provided by Medtronic Vascular:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Safety - complications associated with delivery and/or use of the Ardian Catheter, adverse renal events, electrolyte disturbances, hemodynamic events. [ Time Frame: Through 3 years ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Physiologic response to renal denervation (e.g., blood pressure reduction) [ Time Frame: Through 3 years ]

Enrollment: 35
Study Start Date: September 2008
Study Completion Date: May 2013
Primary Completion Date: May 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Renal Denervation Device: Renal Denervation
Other Name: Symplicity Renal Denervation System


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Systolic blood pressure of 160 mmHg or greater
  • On 3 or more antihypertensive medications
  • eGFR >= 45 mL/min

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Renal artery abnormalities
  • Known secondary hypertension attributable to a cause other than sleep apnea
  • MI, angina, CVA within 6 months
  • Type 1 diabetes
  • Others
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00753285

United States, Illinois
Prairie Heart Institute
Springfield, Illinois, United States, 62701
United States, Minnesota
Hennepin County Medical Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55415
United States, Ohio
MetroHealth Medical Center
Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 44109
Sponsors and Collaborators
Medtronic Vascular
Principal Investigator: Henry Krum, PhD Monash University and the Alfred Hospital
  More Information

Additional Information:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Medtronic Vascular Identifier: NCT00753285     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: TP-040
Study First Received: September 12, 2008
Last Updated: November 3, 2014

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases processed this record on August 18, 2017