Renal denervation in a patient with Alport syndrome and rejected renal allograft

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Raju, Narayana; Lloyd, Vincent; Yalagudri, Sachin; Das, Bharati; Ravikishore, A.G.;
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Journal: Indian Heart Journal,volume 67,pagesS71-S73 (issn: 0019-4832)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4799009, doi: 10.1016/j.ihj.2015.12.004
  • Subject: RC666-701 | Renal sympathetic denervation | Diseases of the circulatory (Cardiovascular) system | Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine | RD1-811 | Case Report | Alport syndrome | Resistant hypertension | Surgery
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Renal denervation is a new intervention to treat resistant hypertension. By applying radiofrequency (RF) to renal arteries, sympathetic nerves in adventitia layer of vascular wall can be denervated. Sympathetic hyperactivity is an important contributory factor in hypert... View more
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