Researchers treated more than 200 patients with Herculink, implanting the stent in the renal artery to help keep the vessel open and lower blood pressure.
Patients with the highest blood pressure before the implant saw the most dramatic improvements, according to a press release.
Brain-controlled robotic suit for stoke patients
Research teams are working on a brain-wave controlled robotic exo-suit that could help rehabilitation stroke patients by reconstructing physical motions.
Medicare looms large in Florida GOP rally
Medicare issues play a big role in the GOP convention in Florida, with White House hopeful Mitt Romney and running mate Paul Ryan promising to defend the federal healthcare program.
Men’s heart health talks are missing sexual evaluations
All cardiovascular evaluations in men should include an assessment of sexual function, even when no known risks or impairments are present, researchers say.