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  • Study HIC#:2000024618
  • Last Updated:07/15/2021

Brief Summary:

The purpose of this study is to test the hypothesis that renal denervation decreases blood pressure and is safe when studied in the presence of up to three standard antihypertensive medications.

  • Age20 years - 80 years
  • GenderBoth
  • Start Date02/05/2019
  • End Date10/31/2021

Trial Purpose and Description

The purpose of this study is to obtain an assessment of the efficacy and safety of renal denervation in the presence of three standard antihypertensive medications

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Individual has office systolic blood pressure (SBP) ≥ 150 mmHg and <180 mmHg and a diastolic blood pressure (DBP) ≥ 90 mmHg when receiving a medication regimen of one, two, or three antihypertensive medication classes.
  • Individual has 24-hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring (ABPM) average SBP ≥ 140 mmHg and < 170 mmHg.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Individual lacks appropriate renal artery anatomy.
  • Individual has estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) of <45.
  • Individual has type 1 diabetes mellitus or poorly-controlled type 2 diabetes mellitus.
  • Individual has one or more episodes of orthostatic hypotension.
  • Individual requires chronic oxygen support or mechanical ventilation other than nocturnal respiratory support for sleep apnea.
  • Individual has primary pulmonary hypertension.
  • Individual is pregnant, nursing or planning to become pregnant.
  • Individual has frequent intermittent or chronic pain that results in treatment with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) for two or more days per week over the month prior to enrollment
  • Individual has experienced a myocardial infarction, unstable angina pectoris, syncope, or a cerebrovascular accident within three months of the screening period, or has widespread atherosclerosis, with documented intravascular thrombosis or unstable plaques.
  • Individual works night shifts.

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