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Devices, systems and methods by which the real or apparent renovascular perfusion and intrarenal pressure may be selectively and controllably increased. By selectively and controllably increasing renovascular perfusion and interstitial hydrostatic pressure when the heart is unable to pump sufficient blood or when renal perfusion is suboptimal, the present invention reduces or reverses neurohormonal activation and fluid retention, and thereby minimizes their deleterious effects on the heart, vasculature, kidneys and other body systems.

Title
Systems and methods for controlling renovascular perfusion
Application Number
10/453678
Publication Number
7485104 (B2)
Application Date
June 2, 2003
Publication Date
February 3, 2009
Inventor
Robert S Kieval
Medina
CA, US
Agent
Patterson Thuente Skaar & Christensen P A
Assignee
CVRx
MN, US
IPC
A61M 39/28
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