Blood pressure kidney treatment 'worked wonders'
A short blast of radio waves to the kidneys can help control high blood pressure in patients who do not respond to medication, a study shows.
The pioneering work selectively severs nerves to the kidney that play a key role in regulating blood pressure.
Fred Quatromini had the treatment as part of a trial at Barts and The London NHS Trust and has seen positive results.
17 Nov 2010
- From the section Health