We may soon have an alternative to High BP patients whose condition does not improve with drugs. In this treatment, radio waves are delivered to the kidney through a catheter which demolishes the lining of tiny nerves formed in the lining of the a
Radio waves may soon be used for curing BP permanently, claims study. Scientists have developed a therapy which would zap the kidney with radio waves to treat High BP successfully. It is expected that this breakthrough research would provide a suitable alternative to High BP patients whose condition does not favourably with drugs.
The research, carried out by Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute of Melbourne, Australia, is known as renal denervation. It may become a part of treatment available from National Health Service of UK subject to the trials subsequent to the successful ones that have shown to be very promising. The improvement shown after the treatment has been dramatic in the trials.
High blood pressure can lead to severe diseases such as kidney failure, stroke and heart disease. There are five different types of medications available for treating this condition, but they are not enough for some people.
In the technique, radio waves are delivered to the kidney through a catheter to demolish the lining of tiny nerves that have formed in the lining of the arteries of kidney. As the faulty signals from the brain to these nerves are often responsible for diabetes, this treatment has been found to be very useful in treating the condition.
Read more Health News
All possible measures have been taken to ensure accuracy, reliability, timeliness and authenticity of the information; however Onlymyhealth.com does not take any liability for the same. Using any information provided by the website is solely at the viewers’ discretion. In case of any medical exigencies/ persistent health issues, we advise you to seek a qualified medical practitioner before putting to use any advice/tips given by our team or any third party in form of answers/comments on the above mentioned website.