Controversies in Hypertension

The course is offered by the Graduate Programme for Heart, Kidney & Circulation

The course gives the participants an update in the latest research within hypertension together with training in presentation and interpretation of own research results.
Status and discussion of controversies in Hypertension followed by presentations of some additional topics related to hypertension ending with presentation and discussion of the participants own research

PhD students must enrol in the PhD course ”Controversies in Hypertension”, at the Graduate School's website AND enrol in the DaHS annual meeting by submitting this form. Please see below for the course fee. PhD students must pay for participation in the annual meeting which covers board and lodging at the Hotel Klarskovgård, Korsør Lystskov 30, 4220 Korsør. As in previous years, if the participant submits an abstract, an it is accepted, participation in the annual meeting is free - therefore we strongly recommend the participants to submit an abstract according to the guidelines described at the website of DaHS.

Number of participants: Max. 25

ECTS credits: 1,2

Venue: Hotel Klarskovgård, Korsør Lystskov 30, 4220 Korsør

Course fee:
The course is free of charge for PhD students enrolled in Danish universities. 
For other participants the course fee is DKK 4533,-



Friday 17/4

08.30-08.40 Introduction by Michael H Olsen

08.40-09.10 Office vs. home vs. ambulatory blood pressure measurements by Lia Bang

09.10-09.40 Indication for antihypertensive treatment by Michael H. Olsen


09.50-10.20 Treatment goals in patients with diabetes by Klavs Wrgler Hansen

10.20-10.50 Treatment goals in patients with nephropaty By Niels Henrik Buus

Coffee break

11.00-11.20 Treatment of renovascular hypertension (pro) by Ib Abildgaard

11.20-11.40 Treatment of renovascular hypertension (con) by Erling Bjerregaard

11.40-12.00 Discussion


12.10-12.40 New pharmacological antihypertensives by Ulrike Steckelings

12.40-13.10 Staldtibs in anti-hypertensive treatment by Kent L. Christensen

13.15-14.00 Lunch

14.00-16.00 Part 1a

Coffee break

16.30-18.00 Part 1b

19.00 Dinner


Saturday 18/4

09.00-10.00 Part 2a

Coffee break

10.20-11.20 Poster presentations

11.20-12.20 Free oral presentations

12.20-13.00 Part 2b

13.00 Lunch


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