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Barostim Neo System in the Treatment of Resistant Hypertension

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: November 16, 2011
Last Update Posted: October 21, 2016
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
CVRx, Inc.
The purpose of this clinical investigation is to verify the efficacy and safety of the CVRx Barostim Neo System in the treatment of resistant hypertension.

Condition Intervention
High Blood Pressure Device: Barostim Neo System

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Neo Non-Randomized Hypertension Study

Further study details as provided by CVRx, Inc.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change from baseline in Systolic Blood Pressure at 6 months. [ Time Frame: 6 months ]

Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: June 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date: August 2026
Primary Completion Date: May 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Device group
Barostim Neo System
Device: Barostim Neo System
Baroreflex Activation Therapy using the Barostim Neo System
Other Names:
  • XR-1 system
  • Neo system


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Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age at least 21 years and no more than 80 years
  • Resistant hypertension despite optimal, stable antihypertensive medications for at least 4 weeks

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Significant carotid plaque or stenosis
  • Known or suspected baroreflex failure or autonomic neuropathy
  • Significant renal disease requiring dialysis
  • Myocardial infarction, unstable angina, syncope, or cerebral vascular accident within the past 3 months
  • Secondary hypertension
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01471834

Canada, Alberta
University of Calgary
Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2N 2T9
University of Alberta - Edmonton
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T2P 1C4
Canada, Ontario
London-Lawson Health Research Institute
London, Ontario, Canada, N6A 5A5
University Hospital Cologne
Cologn, Germany, 50924
University Hospital Duesseldorf
Duesseldorf, Germany, 40225
Goettingen-Georg August University
Goettingen, Germany, 37075
Midizinische Hochschule Hannover
Hannover, Germany, 30625
Klinkum St. George Leipzig
Leipzig, Germany, 04129
Maastricht University
Maastricht, Netherlands, HX6229
Sponsors and Collaborators
CVRx, Inc.
Principal Investigator: Hermann Haller, MD Hannover Medical School
  More Information

Responsible Party: CVRx, Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01471834     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 360016
First Submitted: November 9, 2011
First Posted: November 16, 2011
Last Update Posted: October 21, 2016
Last Verified: October 2016

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases