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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. 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 you must submit an abstract according to the guidelines described at the website of DaHS.

ECTS credits: 1,2

Venue: Hotel Klarskovgård, Korsør Lystskov 30, 4220 Korsør

Course fee: 
500,- DKR for room and board
Please note that participants must submit an abstract to Dansk Hypertensions-selskab



Friday 13/4 2018
08.30 Introduction
08.40 Changes in Danish and European hypertension guidelines
09.00 Management of hypertension in different groups
–The heart patient (AF, CHD and/or CHF) (20 min.)
–The patient with nephropathy (20 min.)
–The patient with diabetes (type 1 or 2) (20 min.)
10.00-10.10 Short break
–The elderly patient (20 min.)
–The patient with acute or previous stroke (20 min.) –Treatment of acute severe hypertension (20 min.)
11.10 Coffee break
11.25 Discussion on increasing use of 24-hour ABPM
–For all referrals or only in selected patients?
–BP every 15 minutes or every 60 minutes?
–ABPM in well treated patients to rule out element of masked hypertension?
11.55-12.00 Short break
12.00 Management of renovascular hypertension
12.30 New pharmacological anti-hypertensives / CV prevention
13.00-14.00 Lunch
14.00– 14.05: Welcome Niels Henrik Buus
14.05 – 14.45: Personalized medicine – role in hypertension Niels Jessen, Aarhus University
14.45 – 15.30: Tiazide diuretics and skin cancer Anton Pottegaard, University of Southern Denmark (SDU)
15.30 – 16.00: Coffee and exhibition
16.00 – 16.40 Arterial proteomics: lessons in relation to stiffness, diabetes and aneurysms Lars Melholt Rasmussen, University of Southern Denmark (SDU)
16.40 – 17.40 Efficacy of self-monitored blood pressure for titration of antihypertensive medication Richard McManus, University of Oxford, UK
19.00 Dinner
Saturday 14/4
09.00 – 9.55 5 cases from Danish Hypertension Clinics – In Danish
9.55 – 10.15 Hans Ibsen’s Hypertension prize 2017
10.15 – 10.45 Coffee and exhibition
10. 45 – 11.45: Poster presentations – guided poster tour
11.45 – 12.15: 3 oral presentations
12.20 – 12.50: 3 oral presentations
13.00 Lunch

Last Updated 26.02.2019