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Consensus and Position Papers by the Council on Hypertension

The Council on Hypertension produces several scientific papers in collaboration with other ESC bodies. Thus, the Nucleus would like to engage interested members of the Council as writers and reviewers for next documents. Don't miss this opportunity to get more involved in your Council!

Since its creation in September 2014 the Council on Hypertension has collaborated on a number of consensus and position papers and is now working on 2 new position papers in cooperation with other ESC bodies. The list of published and on going documents is below.

As a member benefit, the Nucleus would like to engage interested members of the Council as writers and reviewers for next documents. Members who are interested in participating to writing groups are kindly requested to send a request to with their CV and publications, clearly highlighting their specific area(s) of interest in the field of arterial hypertension.

Position Papers in Preparation

Title Target Journal Starting date
Consensus document on hypertension urgencies and emergencies European Heart Journal – Cardiovascular Pharmacology August 2017
Peripartum management of hypertension   Not yet approved

Consensus documents in collaboration with other entities

Title Collaboration with Approved collaboration
The role of biomarkers in hypertension   August 2017
Physical activity and exercise in the prevention and treatment of hypertension European Association of Preventive Cardiology August 2017

Published papers or statements

Title Collaboration with Published in
Consensus statement on hypertension and arrhythmias with EHRA   Europace – June 2017
Non-invasive cardiovascular imaging for evaluating subclinical target organ damage in hypertensive patients European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI) and the European Society of Hypertension (ESH) European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Imaging - August 2017 and Journal of Hypertension - August 2017