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Hypertension: Old problem, new approaches


14/09/2016 18:00 14/09/2016 19:00 Europe/Paris Hypertension: Old problem, new approaches

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European Association of Preventive Cardiology
Risk Factors and Prevention
Cardiovascular Nursing

Focus on

The webinar will focus on:

  • The current Guidelines on the management and pharmacotherapy of hypertension
  • BP Goals and implications of SPRINT Trial
  • Changing paradigms in diagnosis of hypertension
  • Important of lifestyle in hypertension

This webinar is produced in the framework of the ESC Prevention of CVD Programme, organised by the European Association of Preventive Cardiology (EAPC), the Acute Cardiovascular Care Association (ACCA) and the ESC Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions (CCNAP). 

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Professor Renata Cifkova  Professor Renata Cifkova, FESC
  Centre for Cardiovascular Prevention
  Charles University, First Faculty of Medicine and Thomayer Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic

Prof Robert Fagard

  Professor Robert Fagard, EFESC
  Emeritus Professor
  KU Leuven University, Leuven, Belgium


Prof. Vasilios Kotsis  Associate Professor Vasilios Kotsis
  Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
  Director of the Hypertension- 24h ABPM Centre of Excellence Papageorgiou Hospital
  Chairman of the WG on Obesity, Diabetes and the High-Risk Patient ESH
  Scientific Council Member of the Hellenic Atherosclerosis Society

Scientific programme

The Faculty will discuss:

  • "How do we diagnose hypertension today?" (Prof. Renata Cifkova, Czech Republic)
  • "Current therapy for hypertension. Has SPRINT changed our approach?" (Prof. Robert Fagard, Belgium)

Session information

The webinar addresses:

  • Cardiologists and Cardiovascular Specialists, Nurses and other Allied Professionals
  • Multi-disciplinary cardiology teams in hospitals 
  • General Practitioners and other primary care providers

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