June 6th, 2012

Trial Offers New Choice for Blood-Pressure Patients

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A new medical device with the promise to relieve an otherwise untreatable form of high-blood pressure has made its first forays into the U.S. in recent weeks, as major medical centers begin testing the procedure, WSJ reported…The Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, which is also participating in the trial, has been getting enthusiastic calls from would-be participants. But screening out the folks that are eligible has proven difficult, says Karen Miller, a clinical trial coordinator there. “It’s much more complex than other studies we do,” she says.

 

Wall Street Journal by Christopher Weaver

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