07162303 is referenced by 464 patents and cites 351 patents.

A method and apparatus for treatment of heart failure, hypertension and renal failure by stimulating the renal nerve. The goal of therapy is to reduce sympathetic activity of the renal nerve. Therapy is accomplished by at least partially blocking the nerve with drug infusion or electrostimulation. Apparatus can be permanently implanted or catheter based.

Title
Renal nerve stimulation method and apparatus for treatment of patients
Application Number
10/408665
Publication Number
7162303 (B2)
Application Date
April 8, 2003
Publication Date
January 9, 2007
Inventor
Mark Gelfand
New York
NY, US
Howard R Levin
Teaneck
NJ, US
Agent
Perkins Coie
Assignee
Ardian
CA, US
IPC
A61N 1/00
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