29 April 2015
Vol 7, Issue 285

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ONLINE COVER Denervation Device. This multielectrode catheter inserted into the renal artery and irrigated with saline, delivers a radiofrequency signal that ablates the renal nerve. Tzafriri et al. test this procedure's effect on hypertension in pigs, showing that local anatomy markedly affects the effectiveness of the ablation and therefore its ability to reduce blood pressure. [CREDIT: BIOSENSE WEBSTER, INC]