European Primary Care Cardiovascular Society

Hypertension

EPCCS Annual CV Summit

Recent updates to the international Hypertension Guidelines - where do they vary and what should we agree in primary care?

5' education - Mar. 21, 2019 - Lisbon, Portugal - Richard McManus & Richard Hobbs

ESC/ESH Guidelines on management of hypertension: what's new?

3' education - Feb. 11, 2019 - Prof. Bryan Williams - London, UK

EPCCS

3' education - Feb. 8, 2019

May Measurement Month: Get involved to increase awareness on elevated blood pressure

3' education - Feb. 6, 2019 - Prof. Neil Poulter - London, UK

The cardiovascular challenge for primary care in diabetes

10' education - July 10, 2018 - Prof. Richard Hobbs - Oxford, UK

Hypertension - Can we agree on diagnostic and therapeutic thresholds?

10' education - Mar. 16, 2018 - EPCCS 2018, Barcelona, Spain - Prof. Richard McManus, prof. Richard Hobbs and prof. Christos Lionis

Pharmacist intervention in American 'black barbershops' effective at lowering BP

3' education - Mar. 12, 2018 - ACC 2018, Orlando, FL, USA - Dr. Ronald Victor, MD - Los Angeles, CA, USA

Clinical outcomes and adverse effects comparable across various BP measurement methods in SPRINT

3' education - Nov. 20, 2017 - AHA 2017 - Anaheim, CA, USA - Dr. Sripal Bangalore - NYU Langone, New York, NY, USA.

Good BP measurement depends more on appropriate technique than on absence of staff

3' education - Nov. 25, 2017 - AHA 2017 - Anaheim, CA, USA - Prof Karen Johnson - Memphis, TN, VS
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What can be learned from the latest hypertension trials?

10' education - May 26, 2017

Identifying and treating patients with true hypertension

10' education - Feb. 24, 2016 - Prague - EPCCS 2015

Alcohol as a risk factor for hypertension

3' education - Nov. 20, 2014 - Brussels, Belgium - Prof. Daniel Duprez (Minnesota, USA) - EPCCS 2014
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Renal denervation for truly resistant hypertension

3' education - Feb. 18, 2014 - London - 5-6 September 2013
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What's new in hypertension guidelines?

3' education - Oct. 18, 2013 - EPCCS, September 5-6, 2013 - Richard McManus
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What is the best method for diagnosing hypertension?

3' education - Sep. 7, 2012 - EPCCS 2012 - prof Richard McManus

Education, exchange, guidance and interaction during EPCCS Summit 2019

EPCCS Annual CV Summit

EPCCS 2019 Read impressions of the updates on stroke prevention in AF, hypertension, HF and CV risk in diabetes, with emphasis on challenges faced in patients with multimorbidities.

Recent updates to the international Hypertension Guidelines - where do they vary and what should we agree in primary care?

5' education - Mar. 21, 2019 - Lisbon, Portugal - Richard McManus & Richard Hobbs
Profs. McManus and Hobbs consider the latest recommendations and insights on how to diagnose elevated blood pressure and when to initiate treatment.

Profs. McManus and Hobbs consider the latest recommendations and insights on how to diagnose elevated blood pressure and when to initiate treatment.

Slides | Recent updates to the International Hypertension guidelines - where do they vary and what should we agree in primary care?

Slides (presentation) - Mar. 21, 2019 - Lisbon, Portugal - Prof. Richard McManus
**EPCCS 2019** Slides prepared and presented by prof. **Richard McManus** (Oxford, UK) here offered as an educational service.

EPCCS 2019 Slides prepared and presented by prof. Richard McManus - Oxford, UK, here offered as an educational service.

Less brain damage with intensive BP-lowering in older hypertensives, but no effect on function

Mar. 20, 2019

ACC 2019 The randomized INFINITY trial showed a reduction in accrual of subcortical white matter disease in older people treated to 130 vs. 145 mmHg, but that did not improve mobility and cognitive function.

Measurement of blood pressure: scientific statement of AHA

News - Mar. 6, 2019

The AHA has published a scientific statement on blood pressure measurements in humans to update findings released in the 2005 version.

Trends, treatment and control of CV risk factors for women vs men in the US from 2001-2016

Literature - Mar. 6, 2019 - Peters SA, et al. - Circulation 2019

A study with representative US citizens showed similar trends for most CV risk factors between men and women from 2001 to 2016, with the exception of BMI and total cholesterol, and sex differences for control of hypertension, diabetes and dyslipidemia.

ESC/ESH Guidelines on management of hypertension: what's new?

3' education - Feb. 11, 2019 - Prof. Bryan Williams - London, UK
Bryan Williams, co-chair of the 2018 ESC/ESH Hypertension Guidelines, lists the most important new recommendations. Furthermore, he comments on the discussion on differences between the European and American recommendations.

Bryan Williams, co-chair of the 2018 ESC/ESH Hypertension Guidelines, lists the most important new recommendations. Furthermore, he comments on the discussion on differences between the European and American recommendations.

EPCCS

European Primary Care Cardiovascular Society

3' education - Feb. 8, 2019

Learn more about the activities of EPCCS that are aimed at supporting primary care professionals manage their patients with cardiovascular and cardiometabolic disease.

Prolonged life expectancy of 6 years and 9 disease-free years in the absence of hypertension, overweight and smoking

Literature - Feb. 6, 2019 - Licher S, et al. - PLoS Med 2019

Individuals without the 3 common shared risk factors hypertension, overweight and smoking had a delay of 9 years in the onset of disease and gain of 6 years in life expectancy compared to those with these 3 risk factors.

May Measurement Month: Get involved to increase awareness on elevated blood pressure

3' education - Feb. 6, 2019 - Prof. Neil Poulter - London, UK
Neil Poulter stresses that, although high BP is considered a boring topic by some, it is crucial to be aware of it before it can be treated properly.

Neil Poulter stresses that, although high BP is considered a boring topic by some, it is crucial to be aware of it before it can be treated properly. You too can get involved in raising awareness.

No benefit of intensive BP-lowering on dementia risk in SPRINT

Literature - Feb. 4, 2019 - SPRINT MIND Investigators - JAMA 2019

In SPRINT MIND, no reduction was seen in probable dementia, after a median of 5 years of follow-up and 3.3 years of intervention, but mild cognitive impairment was reduced in the intensively treated arm.

Women with HFrEF show lower outcome rates but more symptoms, lower QoL and undertreatment compared to men

Literature - Jan. 23, 2019 - Dewan P et al. - JACC 2019

In an analysis of the PARADIGM-HF and ATMOSPHERE trials with HFrEF patients, women showed lower rates of HF hospitalization and CV mortality, however, they had more symptoms and lower HRQL, and appeared undertreated, compared to men.