What are the key mechanisms involved in hypertension?

RHC 2014 - Discover the presentations from the first session.

Download the slides if you wish to understand the key mechanisms involved in hypertension based on three typical patients with elevated blood pressure: an elderly atherosclerotic patient, a metabolic patient and a young adrenergic patient.


Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of the entire Resistant Hypertension Course Scientific Board, we would like to welcome you in Berlin and thank you for taking the time to join us, for what we believe will be an interesting and inspiring Course, with YOUR active participation.

RHC 2014 - Second day overview by Dr. Honton

This second day continued by the use of the “fil rouge”, our three characteristic patients. The first session focused on how to tailor and personalise the management of our three phenotypes of hypertensive patients.

Led by K. Tsioufis, assisted by M. Ntsekhe and F. Sharif, this interactive session on “ how to personalise combination therapy” provided practical information for management of these different patients.

RHC 2014 - First day's highlights

What a day! The Resistant Hypertension Course 2014 started in Berlin with a full packed main Arena. Few words on RHC purposes and objectives from both Felix Mahfoud and Costas Tsioufis, RHC Course Chairmen.

Programme 2014


Joint meeting announcement

TRENDS and RHC are uniting their expertise and passion in the diagnosis and management of patients with resistant hypertension by combining their annual conferences.

We, thereby, hope to provide you with the most comprehensive and practical course on all aspects of difficult to treat hypertension from optimal, personalized medical management to the latest device-based treatment modalities. Special focus of this year's event will be the identification and prevention of end-organ damage.