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Practice Guideline Track on Arterial Hypertension 2013

Guidelines into Practice

Chronic Nursing Care
Pathophysiology and Mechanisms
Risk Factors and Prevention
Epidemiology, Prognosis, Outcome
Diagnostic Methods

Contributor:  Special thanks to Renata Cifkova from the ESC Council on Hypertension and European Association of Preventive Cardiology.

Based on the 2013 ESH/ESC Guidelines for the Management of Arterial Hypertension.

ESC General Cardiology webinar on "Current management of hypertension according to the new Guidelines" recorded 11 December 2014. Watch the recording.


Session Presentation Slides Webcast
ESC Guidelines 2013 overview Arterial hypertension (joint ESC/ESH)    
The 2013 ESC/ESH Guidelines on arterial hypertension Diagnosis of hypertension: which blood pressure and which values.    

Diagnosis of hypertension: organ damage and cardiovascular risk.      
General treatment recommendations.        
Treatments in specific clinical conditions.    
Hypertension and the heart Left ventricular hypertrophy.       
Heart failure.      
Clinical challenges in cardiology: the best treatment alternative in difficult clinical case scenarios
A young athlete with hypertension and left ventricle hypertrophy: how to make the differential diagnosis.          
Preventive strategies and actions for the epidemic of diabetes in European countries.     
Optimal glucose control in acute coronary syndromes with a special reference to the Chinese patient.      
Improved medical therapy, PCI or CABG - the appropriate choice in patients with diabetes and coronary artery disease?      
Meet the Guidelines Task Force II  Arterial hypertension: questions and answers to the panellists.      
Clinical Trial Update Hot Line III: Updates on risk and outcome   PURE-Sodium: Heterogeneity in the associations of urinary sodium and potassium with blood pressure: The PURE sodium study      
REGARDS: Optimal blood pressure levels in elderly persons in the reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke (REGARDS) cohort study      
Highlight Session Hypertension      
A new look at the measurement of blood pressure Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring improves risk stratification across JNC classes of conventional blood pressure evaluated in 7826 participants recruited from 11 populations
Obstructive sleep apnea and nocturnal hypertension are associated with concentric geometry and systolic dysfunction in patients with resistant hypertension. RESIST POL study      
Continuous positive airway pressure improves visit-to-visit blood pressure variability in patients with severe obstructive sleep apnea
Life style and hypertension  
Alcohol consumption in stage 1 hypertensive subjects increases the risk of developing prediabetes
Combining smoking habits and obesity status for prediction of cardiovascular disease in hypertensive patients: a 4-year follow-up study
Life style and nutritional status as risk factors of coronary artery disease in of Korean hypertensive patients:data from Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination survey (KNHANES IV)
Association of sodium and potassium intake with ventricular arrhythmic burden in patients with essential hypertension