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ESC 2017: Renal-Denervation Redux? Medtronic Plans A New Pivotal Study Following Positive Data

Executive Summary

Medtronic is re-upping its investments into renal denervation to treat hypertension after interim results were positive from a study testing the device procedure in patients not taking antihypertensive drugs. The firm announced it is launching a new pivotal study, more than three-and-a-half years after its last pivotal trial in the space failed.

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