Hypertension in the 21st Century: High Blood Pressure and What We Know Now, and What We Need to Know
High blood pressure is the most common cardiovascular disease with serious health implications. While it is a condition that usually has no symptoms, undiagnosed it can cause serious damage to arteries and the heart, brain, and kidneys. It is the leading cause of stroke.
This talk focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of hypertension, discussing ongoing research and clinical studies, which impact our knowledge and treatment of high blood pressure.
Speaker: Glenn Chertow, MD, Professor of Medicine, Nephrology