Fred Quatromini
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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
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