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Renal denervation: Boston Scientific launches new Vessix trial

April 17, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Boston Scientific launches a clinical trial of its Vessix renal denervation device in treating hypertension, aiming to separate its effects from drug therapy for high blood pressure.

Renal denervation: Boston Scientific launches new Vessix trial

ReCor Medical raises $15M for ultrasound RDN

April 13, 2015 by Mark Hollmer

ReCor Medical raises a $15 million Series D financing for a planned U.S. study of its ultrasound renal denervation device.

ReCor Medical raises $15M for ultrasound RDN

A Japanese healthcare conglomerate is the lead investor ReCor Medical's $15 million Series D round ReCor plans to use to back a U.S. clinical trial of its ultrasound renal denervation device.

Baxter wins CE Mark for home dialysis device

April 2, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Baxter International wins CE Mark approval in the European Union for its HomeChoice Claria device for home peritoneal dialysis treatments.

Baxter wins CE Mark for home dialysis device

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Medtronic takes another crack at renal denervation

April 1, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Medtronic launches a new clinical trial examining renal denervation as a treatment for hypertension, aiming to settle the 'confounding factors' that led to the failure of its Symplicity-3 trial.

Medtronic takes another crack at renal denervation

Osprey Medical fishes up $11m private placement

March 24, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Osprey Medical says it raised a private placement worth about $11 million for its Avert device to prevent contrast-induced nephropathy.

Osprey Medical fishes up $11m private placement

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San Francisco hospital begins rare 6-way kidney transplant chain

March 6, 2015 by MassDevice

Surgeons in San Francisco begin a 6-way kidney transplant chain involving 12 patients that began with a single altruistic donor.

San Francisco hospital begins rare 6-way kidney transplant chain

(Reuters) — Doctors at a San Francisco hospital began an unusual series of kidney transplants yesterday with 6 living donors providing organs to 6 patients in a chain that began with a woman described as an altruistic donor unrelated to any of the recipients.

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Renal Denervation: Medtronic taking another shot at drug-resistant hypertension

February 20, 2015 by Mark Hollmer

Medtronic is taking another shot at renal denervation to treat drug-resistant hypertension, a year after a pivotal trial for its key product in the space failed to meet its efficacy endpoint.

Renal denervation: Analysis highlights 'confounding' factors in Medtronic's Symplicity-3 trial

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