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Resistant Hypertension Course Scientific Board’s view on Medtronic’s press release about SYMPLICITY HTN-3

In light of Medtronic’s announcement of Thursday, 9th January 2014, about SYMPLICITY HTN-3, the Resistant Hypertension Course Scientific Board shares its point of view.

Medtronic, Inc. announced yesterday that its U.S. trial in renal denervation for treatment-resistant hypertension, SYMPLICITY HTN-3, has met its primary safety endpoint, while it did not reach its primary efficacy endpoint, defined as a difference of, at least, 15 mmHg office systolic blood pressure, between sham and active renal denervation groups.

The RHC Board shares its point of view:

Resistant Hypertension Course Scientific Board’s view on Medtronic’s press release about SYMPLICITY HTN-3

Medtronic, Inc. announced yesterday that its U.S. trial in renal denervation for treatment-resistant hypertension, SYMPLICITY HTN-3, has met its primary safety endpoint, while it did not reach its primary efficacy endpoint, defined as a difference of, at least, 15 mmHg office systolic blood pressure, between sham and active renal denervation groups.

The RHC Board shares its point of view:

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