Barostim Neo System in the Treatment of Resistant Hypertension

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
CVRx, Inc. Identifier:
First received: November 9, 2011
Last updated: December 22, 2015
Last verified: December 2015
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: Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Neo Non-Randomized Hypertension Study

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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 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: June 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date: July 2016
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


Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years to 80 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
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
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: 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
Maastricht University
Maastricht, Netherlands, HX6229
Sponsors and Collaborators
CVRx, Inc.
Principal Investigator: Hermann Haller, MD Hannover Medical School
  More Information

Responsible Party: CVRx, Inc. Identifier: NCT01471834     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 360016 
Study First Received: November 9, 2011
Last Updated: December 22, 2015
Health Authority: Canada: Health Canada
Netherlands: Medicines Evaluation Board (MEB)
Germany: Federal Insitute for Drugs and Medical Devices

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cardiovascular Diseases
Vascular Diseases processed this record on May 26, 2016