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Expert interview: Erland Erdmann, From hypertension to heart failure: prevention strategies

PART OF Manage Hypertension Online FEATURE
Expert interview: Erland Erdmann, From hypertension to heart failure: prevention strategies
  • Cardiometabolic
  • Hypertension



Erland Erdmann INTW

Questions covered in this interview:

  • What are the key elements of hypertension that determine when and whether the patient develops heart failure?
  • The mean age of onset of heart failure varies between communities, with those from the Indian sub-continent tending to be younger and to have a higher mortality rate than average global figures. Do these patients warrant special/more aggressive treatment?

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Regional workshop
Lisbon, Portugal
Nov 18, 2017
Target audience
Cardiologists and internists involved in preventing and managing patients with cardiovascular risk factors or who are experiencing cardiovascular diseases.
by Excemed

Manage Hypertension Online

The Manage hypertension online website aims to help healthcare professionals to reduce the impact of this widespread disease on peoples’ lives and on healthcare systems. It addresses the full range of educational needs of all of those working in the field of hypertension and cardiovascular diseases, including general practitioners (GPs) and specialists, and will be of interest to cardiologists, endocrinologists, internists and many others.