ESC Congress 2020 – Sympathetic Denervation

Join CBSET at the ESC Congress 2020 digital conference, August 29-September 1, 2020. This is expected to be the largest online gathering of cardiovascular professionals. The conference will include the  latest cardiovascular research in over 500 sessions with faculty, composed of over 750 experts from 49 countries.

In an effort to further support healthcare professionals around the world, the ESC has decided, exceptionally for 2020, to offer complimentary registration to this unique event. The digital event is available at no charge but pre-registration is mandatory.


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Please contact us to schedule an e-meeting around the ESC Congress 2020 with the researchers and authors behind some of the most advanced preclinical models for sympathetic denervation in the field.




CBSET-authored papers and presentations related to sympathetic denervation:


CBSET has developed specialized expertise in the development and application of minimally invasive device-based interventional therapies for renal denervation.
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Procedural and Anatomical Determinants of Multi-Electrode Renal Denervation: Preclinical Versus Clinical. Abraham Tzafriri, PhD. Invited presentation at: CRT 2020, Feb 22-25; National Harbor, MD. 

denervation-microanatomy300pxSplenic artery denervation: target micro-anatomy, feasibility, and early preclinical experience. Mazen Albaghdadi, Fernando Garcia-Polite, Brett Zani, John Keating, Raffaele Melidone, Anna Spognardi, Peter Markham, Abraham Tzafriri. Translational Research. doi:10.1016/j.trsl.2019.07.012. 

546ga1Procedural and Anatomical Determinants of Multielectrode Renal Denervation Efficacy. Tzafriri AR, Mahfoud F, Keating JH, Spognardi AM, Markham PM, Wong G, Highsmith D, O'Fallon P, Fuimaono K, Edelman ER. hypertensionhighimpactpapers

Hypertension. 2019 Sep;74(3):546-554. doi: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.119.12918.

Pulmonary Artery Denervation Using Catheter based Ultrasonic Energy. Rothman A, Jonas M, Castel D, Tzafriri AR, Traxler H, Shav D, Leon MB, Ben-Yehuda O, Rubin L. EuroIntervention. 2019 May 7. pii: EIJ-D-18-01082. doi: 10.4244/EIJ-D-18-01082. 

Renal sympathetic nerve denervation using intraluminal ultrasound within a cooling balloon preserves the arterial wall and reduces sympathetic nerve activity. Pathak A, Coleman L, Roth A, Stanley J, Bailey L, Markham P, Ewen S, Morel C, Despas F, Honton B, Senard JM, Fajadet J, Mahfoud F. EuroIntervention. 2015 Aug 22;11(4):477-84.

scitransmed-coverArterial microanatomy determines the success of energy-based renal denervation in controlling hypertension. Tzafriri AR, Keating JH, Markham PM, Spognardi AM, L Stanley JR, Wong G, Zani BG, Highsmith D, O’Fallon P, Fuimaono K, Mahfoud F, Edelman ER. Sci Transl Med. 2015 Apr 29;7(285):285ra65. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aaa3236.

Comparison of renal artery, soft tissue, and nerve damage after irrigated versus nonirrigated radiofrequency ablation. Sakakura K, Ladich E, Fuimaono K, Grunewald D, O’Fallon P, Spognardi AM, Markham P, Otsuka F, Yahagi K, Shen K, Kolodgie FD, Joner M, Virmani R. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2014 Dec 31;8(1). pii: e001720. doi: 10.1161.

Innervation patterns may limit response to endovascular renal denervation. Tzafriri AR, Mahfoud F, Keating JH, Markham PM, Spognardi A, Wong G, Fuimaono K, Böhm M, Edelman ER. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Sep 16;64(11):1079-87.

renaldenervationchartMethodological Standardization for the Pre-Clinical Evaluation of Renal Sympathetic Denervation. Sakakura K, Ladich E, Edelman ER, Markham P, Stanley JR, Keating J, Kolodgie FD, Virmani R, Joner M. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2014 Sep 9.

Evaluation of renal nerve morphological changes and norepinephrine levels following treatment with novel bipolar radiofrequency delivery systems in a porcine model. Cohen-Mazor M, Mathur P, Stanley JR, Mendelsohn FO, Lee H, Baird R, Zani BG, Markham PM, Rocha-Singh K. J Hypertens. 2014 May 28


CBSET-authored clinical papers related to sympathetic denervation:

Anatomical and procedural determinants of ambulatory blood pressure lowering following catheter-based renal denervation using radiofrequency. Lauder L, Ewen S, Tzafriri AR, Edelman ER, Cremers B, Kulenthiran S, Ukena C, Linz D, Kindermann I, Tsioufis C, Scheller B, Böhm M, Mahfoud F. Cardiovasc Revasc Med. 2018 Oct - Nov;19(7 Pt B):845-851. doi: 10.1016/j.carrev.2018.02.016. 

Renal artery anatomy assessed by quantitative analysis of selective renal artery in 1000 patients with hypertension. Lauder L, Ewen S, Tzafriri AR, Edelman ER, Lüscher TF, Blankenstijn PJ, Dörr O, Schlaich M, Sharif F, Voskuil M, Zeller T, Ukena C, Scheller B, Böhm M, Mahfoud F, EuroIntervention. 2018 May 20;14(1):121-128. doi: 10.4244/EIJ-D-18-00112. 

Anatomical and procedural determinants of catheter-based renal denervation. S Ewen; C Ukena; T Luscher; M Bergmann; P Blankestijn; B Cremers; E Blessing; O Doerr; H Nef; M Schlaich; F Sharif; MVoskuil; T Zeller; AR Tzafriri; E Edelman; M Boehm; F Mahfoud. Cardiovasc Revasc Med. 2016 Oct - Nov;17(7):474-479. doi: 10.1016/j.carrev.2016.08.004.