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A method and apparatus for treatment of cardiac and renal diseases associated with the elevated sympathetic renal nerve activity by implanting a device to block the renal nerve signals to and from the kidney. The device can be a drug pump eluting implant for targeted delivery of a nerve-blocking agent to the periarterial space of the renal artery.

Title
Methods and devices for renal nerve blocking
Application Number
10/900199
Publication Number
6978174 (B2)
Application Date
July 28, 2004
Publication Date
December 20, 2005
Inventor
Howard R Levin
Teaneck
NJ, US
Mark Gelfand
New York
NY, US
Agent
Perkins Coie
Assignee
Ardian
CA, US
IPC
A61N 001/08
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