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Essentials on Hypertension 2022

World Hypertension Day

Celebrated on 17 May, this year's theme promotes a healthy lifestyle through prevention of hypertension, stroke and cardiovascular disease.

The ESC Council on Hypertension supports the World Hypertension Day and is pleased to recommend a selection of resources on hypertension management.

Interview with the President of the World Hypertension League

Professor Gianfranco Parati, Chairperson-Elect of the ESC Council on Hypertension, interviews Professor Xin-Hua Zhang, President of the World Hypertension League, on the occasion of World Hypertension Day.

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Congress Resources

ESC Preventive Cardiology Congress 2022

ESC Congress 2021

Other resources

e-Journal of Cardiology Practice: Special Series on Hypertension

Improving compliance to antihypertensive treatment in women with hypertension

The effectiveness of salt restriction versus other non-pharmacological approaches to prevent or control arterial hypertension

Salt and hypertension: current views

Transient hypotension in elderly hypertensive patients: what and how to manage?

Truth is born in disputes: the pros and cons of renal denervation


webinar.jpg On-demand webinars on hypertension management:

  • Sex & Gender in Hypertension
  • Hypertension management in the elderly and frail patient
  • Sex differences in hypertension
  • Blood pressure measurement at the time of COVID-19. The role of home blood pressure monitoring
  • Diagnosis and management of hypertensive emergencies

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The ESC Council on Hypertension

The Council on Hypertension informs the cardiology community on the various cardiovascular aspects of hypertension. It brings together all healthcare professionals actively involved or interested in the field of Hypertension and establishes relationships with other hypertension societies to develop valuable joint initiatives.

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