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Table 4 Distance from the renal nerves to the endothelium of the renal artery as a function of anatomical position for treated and untreated arteries

From: Renal sympathetic denervation using MR-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound in a porcine model

Distance from lumen (mm) Treated arteries Control arteries
Region 1 Region 2 Region 3 Region 4 Region 1 Region 2 Region 3 Region 4
0–1 1 (1.2 %) 1 (1.2 %) 3 (4.4 %) 1 (1.5 %)
1–2 5 (6.0 %) 10 (12.1 %) 20 (24.1 %) 28 (33.7 %) 2 (2.9 %) 11 (15.6 %) 20 (29.0 %) 14 (22.3 %)
2–3 2 (2.4 %) 6 (7.2 %) 2 (2.4 %) 2 (2.9 %) 5 (7.3 %) 2 (3.4 %) 6 (8.7 %)
3–4 1 (1.2 %) 4 (4.8 %) 3 (4.4 %)
>4 3 (3.6 %)
Nerves/region 9 13 30 31 4 16 25 24
  1. Each table cell represents the number of nerves visible in a single slide prepared from the designated region with the percentage of nerves for that given side. There is a proximal to distal distribution, while region 1 is closest to the aorta and region 4 closest to the kidney