The surgery is done with a small probe and is simple to perform
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Blood pressure surgery breakthrough in Nottingham

Breakthrough surgery for high blood pressure has been performed for the first time in the East Midlands.

The experimental technique called renal denervation involves burning nerves around the main artery supplying the kidneys.

Linval Henry from Nottingham underwent the procedure because medication was not adequately controlling his condition.

Rob Sissons reports.

  • 06 Jan 2014