Fletcher Allen, a Vermont university hospital and medical center, serves all of
Vermont and the northern New York region. Located in Burlington, Fletcher Allen is a regional, academic healthcare center and teaching hospital in alliance with the University of Vermont.
07. Fletcher Allen Participates in National Blood Pressure Study
Minimally Invasive, Catheter-Based Procedure
Fletcher Allen is participating in a clinical trial to investigate a new procedure to care for patients with treatment-resistant high blood pressure.
The investigational procedure, called renal denervation, is a minimally invasive, catheter-based procedure that modifies the output of nerves that lie within the renal artery wall and lead into and out of the kidneys.