Renal Denervation Insights

Published: 12 February 2021

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Global Experts Discuss Renal Denervation as an Additional Treatment Option for Uncontrolled Hypertension

Review the evidence on radiofrequency renal denervation, including safety, efficacy and durability data and practical aspects around patient selection and management.

 

 

Medical Education Program

Patient Selection and Practical Implementation of Renal Denervation in Patients With Treatment-Resistant Hypertension

This case-based course brings together opinion leaders engaged in RDN to review the evidence, discuss trial data, and practical aspects around patient selection and management. 

 

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This educational content is supported by Medtronic.

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Part 2

Science of Radiofrequency Renal Denervation

Experts explain the mechanism of action behind radiofrequency renal denervation, including evidence demonstrating long-term safety and efficacy.

Faculty Biographies

Justin E Davies

Justin E Davies

Dr Justin Davies is a Senior Research Fellow and Consultant Cardiologist at Imperial College London. He also completed his undergraduate training and continued on to complete his PhD at Imperial after being awarded a British Heart Foundation research fellowship.

Now a leading clinical academic in the field of interventional cardiology, Dr Davies has pioneered several new techniques, including coronary wave intensity and instantaneous wave-free ratio (iFR). He is also published extensively in the field of hypertension and coronary and large artery physiology.

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Faisal Sharif

Faisal Sharif

Faisal Sharif is the Professor of Translational Cardiovascular Medicine and Innovation at National University of Ireland Galway and an Interventional Cardiologist at the Saolta Group, Galway University Hospital. He is also an Executive Director of BioInnovate Ireland, a multi disciplinary programme for novel medical device innovation. His research predominantly focuses on medical device innovation and clinical translation of novel medical devices and concepts for cardiovascular diseases.

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Roland E Schmieder

Roland E Schmieder

Professor of Internal Medicine, Nephrology and Hypertension, Head of the Clinical Research Centre and Vice Chair of the Department of Nephrology and Hypertension

Roland E Schmieder is a Professor of Internal Medicine, Nephrology and Hypertension, Head of the Clinical Research Centre and Vice Chair of the Department of Nephrology and Hypertension at the University Hospital Erlangen, Germany. He also directs the Institute of Preventative Medicine at the University Erlangen-Nuremberg and the Community Hospital Nuremberg. Professor Schmieder is a member of numerous professional societies and committees, and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (ACP) and the American College of Cardiology (ACC). He is on the international Editorial Board of the American Journal of Hypertension, the Journal of Human Hypertension and the Journal of Nephrology, among other scientific journals. Professor Schmieder received his post-graduate medical training in nephrology, cardiology and hypertension at the University Hospital of Bonn, and then at the Alton Ochsner Foundation, New Orleans. He graduated in medicine from the University…

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Flavio Ribichini

Flavio Ribichini

Director Cardiovascular Interventions Unit

Medical degree obtained in 1986, at the National University of Cordoba, Argentina.
Fellow in Internal Medicine in 1987-88.
Board in Cardiology obtained at the University of Torino, Italy in 1992.
Training stages in interventional cardiology at the University of Paris VII, Henry Mondor Hospital in 1994, Stanford University, Stanford, CA in 1995 and Mount Sinai Medical School, New York in 1996.

Research Fellow of the ESC in 1997-98 at the OLVZ Cardiovascular Centre in Aalst, Belgium.
Assistant Professor of Cardiology and Director of the Catheterization Laboratory of the University.
The Cardiovascular Interventional Unit of Verona performs coronary and peripheral interventions (over 2000 diagnostic and 800 interventional cases per year of which approximately 100 TAVI), with a 24 hours emergency service for the City area of Verona (500.000 habitants). It is the Provincial referring centre for primary angioplasty, paediatric invasive…

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Isabella Sudano

Isabella Sudano

Specialist in Internal Medicine with special training in hypertension and dyslipidemia and a genuine passion for preventive medicine; lecturer at the University of Zürich and PhD in cardiovascular research. Head of the hypertension and dyslipidemia facilities of the heart center and of the smoking cessation clinic of the university Hospital Zurich. Her research focuses on vascular research (endothelial function in micro- as well as macrocirculation, vascular compliance and atherosclerotic changes of the carotid artery). Actual president of the Swiss Society of Hypertension, Member of the Board of the swiss working group on lipid and atherosclerosis, FESC and Nucleus Member of the Hypertension Council of the European Society of Cardiology.

Dr Isabella Sudano is on the Editorial Board of European Cardiology Review.

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