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Apr 03

SYMPLICITY: Is this the end of renal denervation?

SYMPLICITY: Is this the end of renal denervation? Renal denervation with Medtronic’s Symplicity catheter was safe, but it was no better than a sham procedure for reducing office blood pressure in the SYMPLICITY HTN–3 trial. Through 6 months, office systolic blood pressure dropped by 14.13 mm Hg in the denervation group and by 11.74 mm …

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Feb 18

The elevated risk of thrombotic events previously seen in mothers in the 6 weeks after childbirth appears to last about twice as long

The elevated risk of thrombotic events previously seen in mothers in the 6 weeks after childbirth appears to last about twice as long, though the absolute risk remains very low. According to Hooman Kamel, MD, of Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City Consistent with previous research, the rate of ischemic stroke, myocardial infarction …

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