Latest on Ultrasound Renal Denervation

Published: 22 June 2022

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Overview

Ultrasound Renal Denervation (uRDN) is an innovative therapy option for the treatment of uncontrolled hypertension. uRDN therapy is delivered in a minimally invasive procedure that may lower high blood pressure by treating overactive renal nerves with ultrasound energy.

 

This page provides an overview of uRDN technology and the latest evidence from its associated RADIANCE clinical program.

 

The PARADISETM System is Limited to Investigational Use Only in the United States. Approved for distribution in CE mark countries only.
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What you will learn:

  • How uRDN works and its potential benefits for patients suffering from uncontrolled hypertension
  • The clinical evidence supporting uRDN and its implications for the field of hypertension
  • The process for building a uRDN centre and therapy network

This page is designed for:

  • Interventional cardiologists
  • General cardiologists
  • Hypertension specialists
  • Nephrologists
  • Interventional radiologists

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Faculty Biographies

Philipp Lurz

Philipp Lurz

Prof Philipp Lurz is Deputy Head of the Department at Heart Center Leipzig, Germany, a position he has held since 2018. Previously, Prof Lurz was a Clinical Research Fellow at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust. He completed his education at the University of Leipzig, and is a member of the German Society of Cardiology. Prof Lurz is widely published in leading international peer-reviewed journals.

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Michael Joner

Michael Joner

Head of the Preclinical Research

Dr Michael Joner MD completed his medical training at the University of Wuerzburg and spent 2004-2006 as a cardiovascular pathology fellow at the CVPath Institute. 

After returning to Germany, since 2007 Dr Joner has been Head of the Preclinical Research at the German Heart Centre in Munich, where he also completed his interventional cardiology residency. 

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Felix Mahfoud

Felix Mahfoud

Associate Professor and Senior Physician

Professor Felix Mahfoud is an Associate Professor and senior physician of Internal Medicine and Cardiology at Saarland University Hospital, and Affiliate/Visiting Professor Harvard-MIT Biomedical Engineering, Institute of Medical Engineering and Science, Cambridge, US. Professor Mahfoud completed training in Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology at the Department for Internal Medicine III, Saarland University Hospital, Germany in 2014. Since 2017, he has served as Vice Chairman of the ‘Working Group on Interventional Hypertension Treatment’ for the European Society of Hypertension, and as a Committee Member of the 2018 Hypertension Guidelines.

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Andrew Wu

Andrew Wu

Former Vice President, Research & Development, ReCor Medical

Mr Wu has over 20 years of experience in medical device product development. He has worked on devices in the fields of interventional cardiology, electrophysiology, pulmonology, and women’s health, and has taken a number of them from early concept phase through clinical or commercial launch.

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