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Methods and apparatus are provided for renal neuromodulation using a pulsed electric field to effectuate electroporation or electrofusion. It is expected that renal neuromodulation (e.g., denervation) may, among other things, reduce expansion of an acute myocardial infarction, reduce or prevent the onset of morphological changes that are affiliated with congestive heart failure, and/or be efficacious in the treatment of end stage renal disease. Embodiments of the present invention are configured for percutaneous intravascular delivery of pulsed electric fields to achieve such neuromodulation.

Title
Renal neuromodulation via drugs and neuromodulatory agents and associated systems and methods
Application Number
13/930863
Publication Number
8852163 (B2)
Application Date
June 28, 2013
Publication Date
October 7, 2014
Inventor
Howard R Levin
Teaneck
NJ, US
Mark Gelfand
New York
NY, US
Erik Thai
San Jose
CA, US
Douglas Sutton
Pacifica
CA, US
Denise Zarins
Saratoga
CA, US
Hanson Gifford III
Woodside
CA, US
Mark E Deem
Mountain View
CA, US
Assignee
Medtronic Ardian Luxembourg r l
LU
IPC
A61N 7/00
A61N 1/32
A61B 18/00
A61B 18/14
A61N 5/00
A61N 1/05
A61N 1/36
A61N 1/04
A61B 18/18
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