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Chemical Renal Ethanol Sympatholysis Under CT Guidance Use for the Control of Therapy-Resistant Hypertension (SCRATCH)

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Last updated:1st Jan 2016

In this study the investigators are going to assess the feasibility of this innovative technique of renal sympathetic denervation by translumbar access under ct-guidance.

To limit the potential impact on the kidney, the investigators chose a population of chronic renal failure patients on dialysis or renal transplant (with native kidneys still present) and having resistant treatment hypertension despite antihypertensive combination therapy well conducted.

The investigators expect to obtain a decrease of the blood pressure at the 24-hours ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) one month after the sympathetic denervation.


Study Type: Interventional
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Feasibility Study of Perivascular Computer Tomography-guided Ethanol Sympatholysis for the Treatment of Therapy-resistant Arterial Hypertension
Estimated Enrollment: 15
Study Start Date: January 2016
Estimated Study Completion Date: March 2018
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2017 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Arms:
- Experimental:
Renal sympathicolysis

Category Value
Study start date 2016-01-01

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