About this event

  • Date and time Thu 2 Apr 2020 from 9:00am to 5:30pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Cardiology

This is the sixth day of the General Day series for Cardiology.

Please ensure you book in advance up until 12:00 am the day before, as moving forward future Cardiology events will be subject to a price increase should you book on arrival.

Agenda

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Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and overview

Dr Sukhjinder Nijjer, Consultant Cardiologist

Hypertension Guidelines: UK, ESC and ACC; identifying, screening for end-organ damage
A thickened heart: Distinguishing Athlete’s heart from hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and left ventricular hypertrophy

Dr Graham Cole, Imperial College Healthcare

Hypertension in Special circumtances: Diabetes, myocardial infraction and stroke; what is the current data and impact of adjuctive therapies including SGTL2i

Professor Neil Poulter, Imperial College, London

Tea and coffee break
Drug Therapy for Hypertension: single, multiple or combination therapy? What is the evidence?

Vikas Kapil, Clinical Senior Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics and Honorary Consultant in Cardiovascular and Internal Medicine

Drugs for Resistant Hypertension: what is it, how to detect and how to manage

Vikas Kapil, Clinical Senior Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics and Honorary Consultant in Cardiovascular and Internal Medicine

Panel discussion
Lunch
Screening for Secondary causes of Hypertension: Who, How and Intepreting the results?
Panel Discussion
Mis-steps in Denervation – how did it go wrong?

Professor Darrel Francis, Consultant Cardiologist, Imperial College London

Next steps in device treatment of Hypertension:  current state of evidence and future technology

Professor Andrew Sharp, Consultant Cardiologist, Cardiff University Hospital

Tea and coffee break
Hypertensive Emergencies and Managing Difficult Cases: Who to admit, what to give and what to investigate
Panel Discussion
Close of meeting

Location

Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom

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