ASI treats first patient using Peregrine System Infusion Catheter Ablative Solutions.
Related StoriesPoverty and parenting design predict childhood obesityResearch abstracts on weight problems, weight reduction to be shown at ObesityWeek 2015Standing up one-quarter of your day linked to reduced likelihood of obesityThe Peregrine Program can be used to deliver agents right to the sympathetic-nerve-laden peri-adventitial area of the renal artery to execute Chemical substance Neurolysis. Tim Fischell, MD and CEO of ASI stated, ‘We are very very happy to have initiated the Peregrine Research. We think that a safe, reproducible, simple to use and even more targeted denervation technology with limited discomfort to the patients could be more effective than energy-centered catheter techniques in mitigating overactive sympathetic nerves. Early knowledge with surgical sympathectomy provides demonstrated that effective interruption of these nerves had a beneficial effect on blood pressure. (more…)