The beautiful and historic city of Rome was the host of the 2016 European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress. From 27–31 August 2016, 163 topics under nine themes were discussed. The Novartis-sponsored Satellite Symposium “Current challenges and future perspectives in hypertension” from the Congress is available.
Video presentations from ESC 2016 are available to view below, or to access all video presentations click here to visit the ESC website.
Professor Bryan Williams introduces the satellite symposium and provides a short introduction into the key themes that will be discussed from ESC 2016.
Professor Gianfranco Parati explores recent advances in the management of hypertension and how changes in practice can improve hypertension control and outcomes.
How could emerging clinical evidence impact future blood pressure guidelines? How should patients who remain hypertensive despite triple therapy be treated and what blood pressure targets should we have for certain patient populations?
Professor Luis Miguel Ruilope addresses blood pressure goals and control in the real-world setting and explores whether combination therapies are being used correctly by physicians and taken as expected by patients.