St. Jude Medical (STJ) Announces First Patient Enrollment in EnligHTN II Renal Denervation Study
1/30/2013 9:58:05 AM
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--St. Jude Medical, Inc. (NYSE:STJ), a global medical device company, today announced enrollment of the first patient in the EnligHTN II trial. This post-market clinical study will further evaluate the safety and efficacy of the EnligHTN™ Renal Denervation System in patients with uncontrolled hypertension. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), one in three adults worldwide has elevated blood pressure - a condition that increases the risk of heart attack, stroke and kidney failure.