07647115 is referenced by 291 patents and cites 441 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
11/144173
Publication Number
7647115 (B2)
Application Date
June 3, 2005
Publication Date
January 12, 2010
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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