RHC Asia-Pacific 2013 - Discover the new presentations from the second session.
In these 3 case-based presentations you can learn how to:
- conduct a personalised, step-by-step assessment of a patient presenting with "uncontrolled hypertension"
- better understand what information is key to conclude for resistant hypertension of secondary causes
- optimise the combinations of antihypertensive drugs before concluding to "resistant essential hypertension"
RHC Asia-Pacific 2013 - Slides from the first session are available now!
In these three case-based presentations you can learn how to:
- conduct a personalized, step-by-step assessment of a patient presenting with "uncontrolled hypertension"
- better understand what information is key to rule out all spurious resistant hypertension causes
Arterial hypertension is the single largest contributor to death worldwide. One in three adults (around 1 billion people) worldwide are affected and the number is expected to increase to 1.6 billion by 2025. Data from the World Health Organization (WHO) Southeast Asian regions indicate that the prevalence of hypertension (blood pressure ≥ 140/90mmHg) ranging from 5% to 47% in men and 7% to 38% in women causing up to 66% of cardiovascular diseases, including fatal ischemic heart disease and stroke.
Hakim Benamer, Massy, FRANCE
Rafael Castillo, Manila, PHILIPPINES
Chee Tang Chin, Singapore, SINGAPORE
Sebastian Ewen, Homburg, GERMANY
Markus Schlaich, Course Director, answers the following questions:
- What are the objectives of the RHC Asia Pacific course?
- What are reasons to participate in RHC Asia Pacific?
"This very educational and interactive course is endorsed by various societies and we will make sure it is very practical and the information you'll get will be easy to implement into your practical daily activities."
Sincere thanks to our 2013 partners:
Felix Mahfoud, Course Director, answers the following questions:
- Why a course on resistant hypertension in Asia Pacific?
- What key learnings from Berlin will be integrated to RHC Asia Pacific?