Predictors of antihypertensive efficiency of renal denervation. (Literature review)


  • COCIU Maria IMSP Institutul de Cardiologie, Clinica ,,Hipertensiuni arteriale”



hypertension, renal denervation, , sympathetic nervous system, predictor, efficiency


Hypertension remains the leading cause of preventable cardiovascular disease and the main problem of overall mortality globally and also in Europe. Despite pharmacological advances, the control rates of blood pressure remain low worldwide and are far from being satisfactory in Europe. The renal sympathetic denervation is an innovative method, conceived 10 years ago, that involves the disruption of afferent and efferent renal sympathetic fibers by applying radiofrequency energy, thus reducing sympathetic activity and at the same time decreasing the blood pressure. Therefore, renal denervation expands the therapeutic options as being the first goal of hypertension treatment, which means the effective reduction of blood pressure values by achieving therapeutic targets.

Author Biography

COCIU Maria, IMSP Institutul de Cardiologie, Clinica ,,Hipertensiuni arteriale”

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