Renal Denervation Among Top Innovations for 2012

Cleveland Clinics annual list includes a few breakthroughs coming in cardiovascuarl health.

Every year Cleveland Clinic experts draw up a list of 10 emerging technologies expected to help shape healthcare in the new year. The Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2012 include a mix of diagnostic screening tools, medical therapies, treatments and even medical apps for mobile devices. At the top of the list is catheter-based renal denervation to control resistant hypertension. To help address high blood pressure, one of the worlds leading health problems, this 40-minute catheterization procedure targets the renal sympathetic system.
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