AN INTERDISCIPLINARY PLATFORM FOR DISCUSSION OF OPTIMAL MANAGEMENT OF MULTIMORBID PATIENTS IN THE AREA OF CARDIOLOGY, NEPHROLOGY AND DIABETES
“ARTERIAL HYPERTENSION AND COMORBID CONDITIONS: UPDATES ON APPROACHES TO DIAGNOSTICS AND TREATMENT ON THE BASIS OF RECOMMENDATIONS”
On 9 November 2018, Tashkent, Uzbekistan, hosted a Cardio Forum 2018. As many as 670 doctors from Tashkent and the regions took part in the forum. This large-scale event held under the aegis of the Association of Cardiologists of Uzbekistan and European Society of Cardiology in close cooperation with Berlin-Chemie/Menarini Company.
Academician R. Kurbanov, addressed the participants with welcoming words at the Forum opening ceremony and underscored the high relevance of hypertention treatment, especially, the high incidence of comorbid conditions: diabetes mellitus, metabolic syndrome, CRD, COPD, cerebrovascular diseases and others, which affect the course, nature and severity of complications, which frequently obscure diagnostics, and, indeed, determine specifics in choosing antihypertensive medications. In this context, cardiologists require extensive knowledge of concomitant diseases with the view of preventing a risk for development of life-threatening complications.
Professor Athanasios J. Manolis (Greece), the President and General Secretary of the Mediterranean Association of Cardiology and Cardiosurgery, delivered a presentation “Arterial Hypertension: A Critical Approach of the Recently Published ESC/ESH and ACC/AHA Guidelines” . a link to the video
A presentation on “Control of Heart Rate and Blood Pressure” was made by Deputy Director for Science, Republican Specialized Center for Cardiology (RSCC) of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor Shek A.B.
Professor G. Khamidullaeva, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Head of the Department of Arterial Hypertension, RSCC of the Republic of Uzbekistan, gave a presentation “Treatment of Arterial Hypertension in Chronic Renal Disease”.
Professor Jan T. Kielstein (Germany) - a leading expert in therapy of renal diseases and arterial hypertension, cardiovascular risk in patients on dialysis at the Center for Cardiovascular Research at Blood Purification Academic Teaching Hospital Braunschweig - spoke about “Hyperuricaemia - an Update in its Role in CV and Renal Disease”. a link to the video
Clinical case studies, robust discussions, a great number of questions to the presenters made the Forum relevant and meaningful for all the participants, which, undoubtedly will serve as the groundwork for improvements in care for thousands of patients and reduction in the risk of cardiovascular complications.a link to the video
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