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Professor Kazuomi Kario

Jichi Medical University, Tochigi (Japan)

Member of:

European Society of Cardiology

Dr. Kazuomi Kario graduated from Jichi Medical School in 1986. He is currently Professor and Chairman of Cardiovascular Medicine, Jichi Medical University School of Medicine, Japan. Dr. Kario and his team were the first to demonstrate ’morning surge’ in blood pressure (BP) as an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease (Kario et al. Circulation 2003), and first used ’morning hypertension’ with the definition of morning BP ≥135/85 mmHg, regardless of clinic BP. He is the principal investigator of the Japan Morning Surge-Home Blood Pressure (J-HOP); Japan Ambulatory BP Monitoring (JAMP); ICT-based HI-JAMP.  He has served as Editor-in-Chief of Curr Hypertens Rev and Hypertens Res. He is also an editorial board member of >15 international journals including Hypertension, J Hypertens, and J Clin Hypertens. Professor Kario has published more than 800 academic papers and founded the Hypertension Cardiovascular Outcome Prevention and Evidence in Asia (HOPE Asia Network)” in 2018.

Expert Advice - How to measure blood pressure

Event: ESC Congress 2018

Topic: Diagnostic Methods

Session type: Expert Session

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Device-based therapy for hypertension - Where next?

Event: ESC CONGRESS 2017

Topic: Devices / interventions

Session type: Advances in Science

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Challenges in blood pressure measurement

Event: ESC CONGRESS 2016

Topic: Ambulatory pressure monitoring

Session type: Symposium

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Blood pressure variability and cardiovascular risk

Event: ESC CONGRESS 2016

Topic: Ambulatory pressure monitoring

Session type: Advances in Science

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Exploring new directions in the treatment of systolic hypertension: modulation of the natriuretic peptide system and the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system (RAAS)

Event: ESC Congress 2013

Topic: Hypertension, other

Session type: Satellite Symposium

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