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19th EARINO PRE-CONFERENCIAL SEMINAR

32nd Annual Panhellenic Medical Congress - 9-13 May 2006

Hypertension 2006: Answers to Theoretical and Practical Questions

Program - Abstracts - Slides

08.50-09.00 Welcome - Opening
G. Stergiou
09.00-10.40 1st SESSION
09.00-10.00 ROUND TABLE
Common errors in hypertension management
Chairs: D. Papadogiannis, D. Vlahakos

ERRORS IN DIAGNOSIS OF HYPERTENSION [Abstract ] [Slides ]
Iraklis Avramopoulos
Fellow in Medicine and Hypertension
Hypertension Clinic
"Hygeia" Hospital, Athens

HYPERTENSION AND CORONARY DISEASE [Abstract ] [Slides ]
Nikos Zakopoulos
Acossiate Professor of Medicine
School of Medicine
University of Athens
Alexandra Hospital

HYPERTENSION AND ACUTE CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASE [Abstract ] [Slides ]
Konstantinos N. Vemmos
Director of Acute Stroke Unit
Department of Clinical Therapeutics
Medical School, University of Athens
"Alexandra Hospital", Athens

HYPERTENSION AND RENAL DAMAGE [Abstract ] [Slides ]
Demetrios V. Vlahakos
Nephrologist, Associate Professor of Medicine
Second Department of Propaedeutic Medicine
University of Athens
"Attiko" Hospital, Athens

10.00-10.20 Discussion
10.20-10.40 LECTURE
Implementation of guidelines in clinical practice [Abstract ] [Slides ]
Chair: N. Karatzas
Speaker: Theodore D. Mountokalakis
Professor Emeritus of Medicine
Medical School, University of Athens
10.40-10.55 Coffee break
10.55-12.15 2nd SESSION
10.55-11.40 DEBATE
Should b-blockers remain as antihypertensive drugs of first choice
Chair: T. Mountokalakis

FAVOUR: Nikolaos Karatzas
Assistant Professor of Cardiology
Director of Cardiology Department
"Hygeia" Hospital, Athens

AGAINST: Ioannis M. Ioannidis [Abstract ] [Slides ]
Consultant in Medicine and Diabetes
2nd Department of Medicine
"Agia Olga" Hospital, Athens

Electronic vote will be performed by the audience before and after the lectures

11.40-12.00 DEBATE
Changes in aortic blood pressure: Impact on cardiovascular protection [Abstract ] [Slides ]
Chair: D. Papadogiannis
Speaker: Charalambos Vlahopoulos
Lecturer of Cardiology
Department of Cardiology
University of Athens
"Hippokratio" Hospital, Athens
12.00-12.15 Presentation of educational hyper-CD of the Hellenic Society for the Study of Hypertension
on high risk hypertension
Chair: G. Stergiou
Speakers: A. Achimastos, E. Varsamis, D. Vlahakos, D. Papadogiannis
12.15-13.00 Lunch break
13.00-14.20 3rd SESSION
13.00-14.00 DEBATE
Which is the best antihypertensive drug?
Chairs: A. Achimastos, G. Stergiou

ANGIOTENSIN CONVERTING ENZYME INHIBITOR [Abstract ] [Slides ]
Emmanouel Andreadis
Associate Director
4th Department of Internal Medicine
Evangelismos General Hospital, Athens

ANGIOTENSIN RECEPTOR BLOCKER [Abstract ] [Slides ]
Efstratios Varsamis
Physician of Internal Medicine
Head of the Second Department of Medicine
"Agia Olga" Hospital, Athens

CALCIUM CHANNEL BLOCKER [Abstract ] [Slides ]
Andreas Pittaras
Cardiologist
Hypertension Specialist ESH
"Tzanio" Hospital, Piraeus

THIAZIDE DIURETIC [Abstract ] [Slides ]
Demetrios Papadogiannis
Associate Professor of Cardiology
1st University Dept of Medicine
Laiko, Athens

Electronic vote will be performed by the audience before and after the lectures

14.00-14.20 Discussion
14.20-14.35 Coffee break
14.35-16.05 4th SESSION
14.35-16.05 ROUND TABLE
How to achieve blood pressure control in difficult-to-treat situations: Action plan

Chairs: E. Varsamis, M. Elisaf

HYPERTENSION [Abstract ] [Slides ]
Speaker: Apostolos Achimastos
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director of Third Department of Medicine
University of Athens
"Sotiria" Hospital, Athens
Commentary: G. Stergiou

Discussion

DYSLIPIDEMIA [Abstract ] [Slides ]
Speaker: Genovefa Kolovou
Cardiologist, Assistant Director
Head of Lipidemic Clinic
First Department of Cardiology
"Onassis" Cardiac Surgery Center, Athens
Commentary: M. Elisaf

Discussion

DIABETES MELLITUS [Abstract ] [Slides ]
Speaker: Andreas Melidonis
Assistant Director
Head of Diabetology Clinic
First Department of Medicine
"Tzanio" Hospital, Piraeus
Commentary: T. Panagiotou

Discussion

EARINO CONFERENCE
PREVIOUS YEARS

1st SEMINAR - 1988
Treatment of hypertension:
Up-to-date
2nd SEMINAR - 1989
Hypertension - Theory and practice
3rd SEMINAR - 1990
Antihypertensive pharmacotherapy
4th SEMINAR - 1991
Secondary hypertension
5th SEMINAR - 1992
Individualized pharmacotherapy
in hypertension
6th SEMINAR - 1993
Problems in hypertension management
7th SEMINAR - 1994
Management of hypertension: Practice guidelines
8th SEMINAR - 1995
Hypertension in the elderly
9th SEMINAR - 1996
Hypertension in women -
Drug induced hypertension
10th SEMINAR - 1997
Hypertension: implementation
of evidence in clinical practice
11th SEMINAR - 1998
Hypertension management 1998
12th SEMINAR - 1999
Hypertension management
in clinical practice
13th SEMINAR - 2000
New directions
in antihypertensive pharmacotherapy
14th SEMINAR - 2001
Hypertension: Case studies -
Problems in diagnosis and treatment
15th SEMINAR - 2002
Hypertension:
New issues and challenges
16th SEMINAR - 2003
Hypertension 2003:
New data and guidelines
17th SEMINAR - 2004
Hypertension 2004:
Strategy for management
in special conditions
18th SEMINAR - 2005
Hypertension 2005
19th SEMINAR - 2006
Hypertension 2006: Answers to Theoretical and Practical Questions
20th SEMINAR - 2007
Hypertension 2007: New evidence for the selection of the optimal treatment and the achievement of optimal control
21st SEMINAR - 2008
Antihypertensive treatment in 2008: What should we change?
LAST SEMINAR