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



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  Short break
10.10 –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 Short break
12.00 Management of renovascular hypertension
12.30 New pharmacological antihypertensives / CV prevention

13.15 Lunch
14.00 Part 1a
16.00 Coffee break
16.30 Part 1b

19.00 Dinner

Saturday 14/4

09.00 Part 2a
10.00 Coffee break
10.20 Poster presentations
11.20 Free oral presentations
12.20 Part 2b
13.00 Lunch


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