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Lower targets for hypertension?

Event: ESC CONGRESS 2017
Topic: Treatment of hypertension
Session type: Advances in Science
Date: 29 August 2017
Time: 16:30 - 18:00

Congress Session

5 presentations in this session

State of the Art: is it blood pressure target or quality of control that counts?

Speaker: Professor M. Boehm (Homburg, DE)

Target of blood pressure treatment for the general elderly population: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Speaker: Doctor H. Cheng (Taipei, TW)

The relation between systolic blood pressure and mortality in hypertensive patients with different blood pressure targets: the J-curve revisited

Speaker: Doctor T. Brouwer (Amsterdam, NL)

Changes in systolic blood pressure over time as predictor of major cardiovascular events: a joint model analysis of the SPRINT trial

Speaker: Associate Professor O. Rueda Ochoa (Bucaramanga, CO)

Do we really know how common hypertension is?

Speaker: Professor A. Schutte (Sydney, AU)

5 speakers from this session

Professor Michael Boehm

Saarland University Hospital, Homburg (Germany)
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Doctor Hao-Min Cheng

Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei (Taiwan)
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Doctor Tom Brouwer

Academic Medical Center of Amsterdam, Amsterdam (Netherlands (The))
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Associate Professor Oscar Rueda Ochoa

Industrial University of Santander, Bucaramanga (Colombia)
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Professor Alta Schutte

The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney (Australia)
4 presentations
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