An Introduction to Hypertension
Hypertension is one of the most significant risk factors for morbidity and mortality worldwide and is responsible for the deaths of approximately 9million people each year. Despite the availability of effective treatments, many people remain with high blood pressure that is not under optimal control. Advancing technologies are likely to play an important role in improving screening, detection and control of hypertension over the next few years.
Browse the content below where leading experts discuss the latest data in video interviews and short articles from our conference hub, and browse the selection of peer-reviewed articles from our journal portfolio.
Our supporting partners do not constitute an endorsement of the content on this page.
Ajay Kirtane, TCT 2022: The benefits of ultrasound renal denervation for patients with uncontrolled hypertension, the RADIANCE II trial
The RADIANCE II trial aimed to build on existing data to demonstrate that ultrasound renal denervation can lower blood pressure in patients with uncontrolled hypertension. In this touchCARDIO interview, we speak with Dr Ajay Kirtane (Columbia University Irving Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA) to discuss the outcomes of the RADIANCE II trial […]
Ajay Kirtane, TCT 2022: Ultrasound renal denervation, a tool for uncontrolled hypertension
Despite medications and lifestyle modifications for hypertension, there are still many cases of uncontrolled hypertension. Ultrasound renal denervation has shown to be a tool for reducing blood pressure. In this touchCARDIO interview, we speak with Dr Ajay Kirtane (Columbia University Irving Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA) to discuss the challenges faced in […]
Maura Marcucci, ACC 2022: POISE-3: The effects of a hypotension-avoidance strategy versus a hypertension-avoidance strategy in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery
The POISE-3 study assessed the effects of a hypotension-avoidance strategy versus a hypertension-avoidance strategy in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery. touchCARDIO spoke to Dr Maura Marcucci (McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada) to discuss her presentation of the results of the POSE-3 study at the American College of Cardiology Annual Meeting 2022. Questions Could […]
Clara Chow, ESC 2021 – the QUARTET Study
Dr Clara Chow (Professor of Medicine, Academic Director Westmead Applied Research Centre, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia) kindly shared her thoughts on the limitations of current treatment paradigms for hypertension, the quad pill for hypertension, and the QUARTET study, from the virtual ESC Congress 2021. Questions What are the limitations of current treatment paradigms for […]
Kazem Rahimi, ESC 2021 – the Blood Pressure Lowering Treatment Trialists Collaboration
Dr Kazem Rahimi (Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and Population Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK) kindly shared his thoughts on the Blood Pressure Lowering Treatment Trialists Collaboration (BPLTTC), its aims, and the benefits of antihypertensive medicines in older people from the virtual ESC Congress 2021. Questions Could you tell us a little about the Blood […]
Kazuomi Kario, ESC 2021 – the HERB Digital Therapeutics System and the HERB-DH1 Study
Prof. Kazuomi Kario (Professor, Jichi Medical University, Shimotsuke, Tochigi, Japan) kindly shared his thoughts on the HERB digital therapeutics system for essential hypertension and the HERB-DH1 study from the virtual ESC Congress 2021. Questions Could you give us a brief overview of the HERB digital therapeutics system for essential hypertension? (0.14) What were the aims, […]
Diana Bonderman, ESC 2021 – the DYNAMIC Study
Prof. Diana Bonderman (Cardiologist, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria) kindly shared her thoughts on the current challenges in the treatment of pulmonary hypertension and heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, the mechanism and use of riociguat, and the DYNAMIC study (NCT02744339) from from the virtual ESC Congress 2021. Questions What are the challenges in […]
Atrial Fibrillation and Dementia
European Journal of Arrhythmia & Electrophysiology. 2020;6(1):10-6 DOI: https://doi.org/10.17925/EJAE.2020.6.1.10
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is one of the most common arrhythmias. It affected 33.5 million people worldwide in 2010, a number that is expected to double by 2050.1 AF prevalence increases with age, and approximately 25% of individuals aged 40 years or older will develop AF during their lifetime.2,3 Irrespective of age, AF incidence also increases with diabetes […]
Journal articles and more to your inbox
Get the latest clinical insights from touchCARDIOSign me up!