NEPHROLOGY

ReCor Medical Paradise® Renal Denervation System

Jun 20, 2017 by in NEPHROLOGY Comments Off on ReCor Medical Paradise® Renal Denervation System

Fig. 9.1 The paradise renal denervation system. (a) Paradise generator. (b) Paradise catheter: ultrasound transducer within cooling balloon. (c) The paradise system in situ (artistic rendering) Paradise Generator The Paradise…

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Perivascular Renal Denervation (PVRDTM): Chemical Renal Denervation with Micro-Doses of Ethanol Using the PeregrineTM Renal Denervation Device

Jun 20, 2017 by in NEPHROLOGY Comments Off on Perivascular Renal Denervation (PVRDTM): Chemical Renal Denervation with Micro-Doses of Ethanol Using the PeregrineTM Renal Denervation Device

Fig. 13.1 Schematic drawings showing sequence of chemical denervation with EtOH. The upper left panel shows the anatomy of the mid-portion of the renal artery and shows no significant organs…

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Therapeutic Intra Vascular Ultrasound (TIVUS)

Jun 20, 2017 by in NEPHROLOGY Comments Off on Therapeutic Intra Vascular Ultrasound (TIVUS)

Fig. 10.1 The TIVUS™ System (Console and Multidirectional Catheter) (Printed with permission from Cardiosonic) Fig. 10.2 Fluoroscopic image of the multidirectional TIVUS™ Catheter in the renal artery introduced over a…

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Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome

Jun 20, 2017 by in NEPHROLOGY Comments Off on Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome

Fig. 23.1 Sympathetic activity measured by MSNA in normotensive controls (NT), diabetes mellitus type 2 (DM2), hypertension (HTN) and metabolic syndrome (HTN + DM2) (Modified from Huggett et al. [1])…

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Renal Denervation for Congestive Heart Failure

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Fig. 20.1 Interaction of the sympathetic nervous system, kidney and activation of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone pathway In heart failure, sympathetic stimulation leads to activation of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system with increased sodium…

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