INTERACTIVE CLINICAL CASE
Clinical management of hypertension associated with high cardiovascular risk

OVERVIEW

Hypertension is a common disease, which is highly prevalent in the general population (occurring in around 20–30% of adults). The clinical approach to hypertensive disease should not be limited to just normalization of blood pressure values, but should also include an assessment of global cardiovascular risk. Guidelines make very clear that the risk for patients with hypertensive is not limited to their blood pressure values, but also depends on the concomitant presence of other cardiovascular risk factors, cardiac, vascular or renal organ damage and associated disease(s), including coronary artery disease or heart failure. Through an illustrative, interactive clinical case presentation, Professor Tadic will discuss in detail and in context, the relationship between hypertension and cardiovascular risk, including the basic diagnostic steps that are needed for the correct clinical approach and the choice of therapeutic options for patients.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

By attending this online interactive activity, learners will be able to:

  1. Acquire information about the relationship between blood pressure values and global cardiovascular risk
  2. Examine the best clinical approach to identify the main conditions associated with increased cardiovascular risk in hypertensive patients
  3. Discuss the best therapeutic approaches for hypertensive patients based on their risk profiles
  4. Define the best pharmacological options for patients with very high cardiovascular risk including hypertensive patients with coronary artery disease or heart failure

TARGET AUDIENCE

This activity is designed for Cardiologists, General Practitioners, Internists and those treating patients with cardiovascular disorders.

FACULTY

Marijana Tadic
Honorary consultant
University Hospital “Dr. Dragisa Misovic”
Belgrade, Serbia

 

BIOGRAPHY

Marijana Tadic, MD, PhD is a specialist and Associate Professor in Internal Medicine and Cardiology. She was trained in Serbia, Italy, UK, Netherlands and Germany. Her main interest is diagnosis of cardiac remodeling in broad spectrum of cardiovascular diseases and particularly in arterial hypertension. She has a large experience in multimodality cardiac imaging in patients with hypertension, diabetes, obesity and metabolic syndrome. She is also interested the clinical pharmacology of cardiovascular drugs. Dr. Tadic is the author of more than 300 research articles, editorial member of several large cardiology journals and received several important grants including those from European Society of Cardiology.

FACULTY DISCLOSURE

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Marijana Tadic                      Declared no potential conflict of interest

 

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LANGUAGE
This activity will be in English.

 

RELEASE DATE
30 June 2021

 

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